Photodimerization of coumarins in the solid state

Narayanan Ramasubbu, Tayur N. Guru Row, Kailasam Venkatesan, Vaidyanathan Ramamurthy, C. N. Ramachandra Rao

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Photochemical dimerization of 7-methoxycoumarin occurs in the solid state to give high yields of a syn-head-to-tail dimer although the potentially reactive double bonds are not favourably oriented in the crystal of the monomer.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)178-179
Number of pages2
JournalJournal of the Chemical Society, Chemical Communications
Issue number3
StatePublished - 1982
Externally publishedYes

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Molecular Medicine


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