The chemistry of some 6-methyl-4-hydroxy-2-pyridones Academic Article uri icon

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abstract

  • Some oxidations and reductions of 4-hydroxy-6-methyl-2-pyridones are discussed. A remarkable reduction–cyclization of 4-hydroxy-3-(1′-hydroxy-2′-oxopropyl-)-6-methyl-2-pyridone (2b) produces the novel system 10a.

publication date

  • March 1, 1978