Chemistry of Natural Compounds

, Volume 54, Issue 1, pp 1–6 | Cite as

Alkylation of Phenol And Hydroquinone by Prenol in the Presence of Organoaluminum Catalysts

  • I. Yu. Chukicheva
  • I. V. Fedorova
  • A. A. Koroleva
  • A. V. Kuchin

Prenylphenols and 2,2-dimethylbenzopyrans were synthesized via alkylation of phenol and hydroquinone with prenol in the presence of organoaluminum catalysts, i.e., aluminum phenoxide and isopropoxide. Reaction products were isolated and characterized. Several reaction features were determined.


phenol hydroquinone prenol organoaluminum catalysts alkylation 



The work was sponsored partially by the Russian Foundation for Basic Research (Project No. 16-53-00171 Bel_a). Spectral studies were performed using equipment at the Khimiya CCU, Institute of Chemistry, Komi SC, UB, RAS.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • I. Yu. Chukicheva
    • 1
  • I. V. Fedorova
    • 1
  • A. A. Koroleva
    • 1
  • A. V. Kuchin
    • 1
  1. 1.Institute of Chemistry, Komi Scientific CenterUral Branch, Russian Academy of SciencesSyktyvkarRussian Federation

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