Trimethyl 2-Hydroxy-2-(2-methoxy-2-oxoethyl)-4-(4-methylphenyl)-6-oxo-1,3,5-cyclohexanetricarboxylate

Edmont Stoyanov
2003 Molbank  
Aromatic aldehydes react with dimethyl acetonedicarboxylate in molar ratio 1:2 with spontaneous intermolecular Michael addition to give polysubstituted cyclohexanones [1]. We report now the synthesis of an analogous product from 4-methylbenzaldehyde.
doi:10.3390/m323 fatcat:u7fsbr72djh3zjprsogkt5qc5e