Author Topic: First published direct reduction of COOH to CH3  (Read 81976 times)

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DOPA to 3,4-methylenedioxy..
« Reply #20 on: September 04, 2004, 04:50:00 AM »
I don't know if it has been posted before, but if someone wants, I can upload an article which is about getting 3,4-dihydroxy-phenylacetone from methyl-DOPA ("degradation of alpha-methyl-3,4-dihydroxyphenylalanine"; H.L. Slates, D. Taub, C.H. Kuo, N.L. Wendler, dunno the paper)..

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Reduction of COOH to CH3 milder acid changes....
« Reply #21 on: September 05, 2004, 02:42:00 PM »
I think I should have posted this study here, to keep the thread alive and keeping the theme going with new developments.....and so here it is,

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(java: "Reduction of Carbonyl Function to a Methyl Group", Chemistry Discourse)