Collect. Czech. Chem. Commun. 1991, 56, 2269-2277

The synthesis of some monomethylanthraceneamines

Raymond N. Castlea,*, Hirotaka Kudoa and Milton L. Leeb

a Department of Chemistry, University of South Florida, Tampa, FL 33620 U.S.A.
b Department of Chemistry, Brigham Young University, Provo, UT 84602 U.S.A.


The synthesis of 2-methyl-1-anthracenamine (2), 3-methyl-1-anthracenamine (7), 4-methyl-1-anthracenamine (14), 1-methyl-2-anthracenamine (20), 3-methyl-2-anthracenamine (26), and 1-methyl-3-anthracenamine (30) from the corresponding 9,10-anthraquinones in order to confirm their presence in coal-derived products is reported.