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Chemistry of Heterocyclic Compounds

, Volume 19, Issue 7, pp 725–726 | Cite as

Synthesis of 3,3,6,6-tetramethyl-1,4-dioxane-2,5-dione

  • E. N. Zil'berman
  • V. N. Salov
  • V. V. Leshin
  • N. B. Matin
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Abstract

Conditions for the preparation of 3,3,6,6-tetramethyl-1,4-dioxane-2,5-dione by condensation of 2-hydroxy-2-methylpropanoic acid in the presence of p-toluenesulfonic acid were found. It is shown that the lactide obtained is readily hydrolyzed to 2-(2-hydroxy-2-methylpropanoyloxy)-2-methylpropanoic acid.

Keywords

Organic Chemistry Lactide Dione Methylpropanoic Acid 
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© Plenum Publishing Corporation 1984

Authors and Affiliations

  • E. N. Zil'berman
    • 1
  • V. N. Salov
    • 1
  • V. V. Leshin
    • 1
  • N. B. Matin
    • 1
  1. 1.Dzerzhinsk BranchA. A. Zhdanov Gorky Polytechnic InstituteDzerzhinsk

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