Collect. Czech. Chem. Commun. 1981, 46, 101-106

Symmetrical and unsymmetrical derivatives of distyrylbenzene

Josef Arient

Research Institute of Photographic Chemistry, Fotochema, 500 00 Hradec Králové


The symmetrically substituted derivatives I-V of 1,4-distyrylbenzene have been prepared via the Horner reaction. A modification of the latter enabled preparation of unsymmetrical derivatives of 1,4-distyrylbenzene.