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Synthesis via Ultrasound: A Convenient Synthesis of 6-(4-Tolyl)hept-1-ene and 6-(2-Oxo-4-methylcyclohex-3-en-1-yl)hept-1-ene

Inder R. Trehan, Jasvinder Singh, Ajay K. Arora, Jasamrit Kaur and Goverdhan L. Kad

Department of Chemistry, Panjab University, Chandigarh, 160 014, India


6-(4-Tolyl)hept-1-ene (I) and 6-(2-oxo-4-methylcyclohex-3-en-1-yl)hept-1-ene (II), monocyclic norsesquiterpenes from aerial parts of South African Senecio digitalifolius, have been synthesized using ultrasonic waves and tandem phenylation reduction.