Oxidizing Agent Applied for Quinone Synthesis: A Review

Author(s): Hardesh K Maurya

Synthesis of quinone has attracted considerable attention to scientific community due to presence in nature and for the construction of biologically active quinones homologs and other wide application. Thus this review describes the synthesis of common quinones such as 1,2-benzoquinone, 1,4-benzoquinones, 1,2-naphthoquinone and 1,4-naphthoquinone with covering almost all literature form the first synthesis of quinone.

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