Colouring matter of tambul seeds

Part IV. Synthesis of tambuletin
  • K. J. Balakrishna
  • T. R. Seshadri


The synthesis of tambuletin has been effected. Kaempferol is first benzylated to the tribenzyl-ether which is subjected to oxidation with alkaline persulphate, partial methylation and debenzylation in succession.


Chrysin Wogonin Benzyl Chloride Quinol Anhydrous Potassium Carbonate 
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    Balakrishna and SeshadriProc. Ind. Acad. Sci.,A, 1947,25, 449.Google Scholar
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    Ibid., 1947,26, 72.Google Scholar
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    Rao, Rao and SeshadriIbid.,, 1947,26, 13.Google Scholar

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Authors and Affiliations

  • K. J. Balakrishna
    • 1
  • T. R. Seshadri
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of ChemistryAndhra UniversityWaltair

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