General synthesis of substituted and unsubstituted crown ethers

Kuo Ping-Lin, Masaki Miki, Mitsuo Okahara

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Substituted and unsubstituted crown ethers were prepared in good yields by treatment of the corresponding polyethylene glycols with sulphonyl chlorides in the presence of alkali metal hydroxides, the metal ion acting as the template atom.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)504-505
Number of pages2
JournalJournal of the Chemical Society, Chemical Communications
Issue number12
Publication statusPublished - 1978 Jan 1

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Molecular Medicine


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