6-Methoxy-alpha-tetralone
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Title: 6-Methoxy-a-tetralone
CAS Registry Number: 1078-19-9
CAS Name: 3,4-Dihydro-6-methoxy-1(2H)-naphthalenone
Additional Names: 6-methoxy-3,4-dihydro-1(2H)-naphthalenone; 1-keto-6-methoxy-1,2,3,4-tetrahydronaphthalene; 5-keto-2-methoxy-5,6,7,8-tetrahydronaphthalene
Molecular Formula: C11H12O2
Molecular Weight: 176.21
Percent Composition: C 74.98%, H 6.86%, O 18.16%
Literature References: Prepn: Papa, J. Am. Chem. Soc. 71, 3246 (1949); Ananchenko et al., Tetrahedron 18, 1355 (1962).
Properties: Crystals from methanol or ligroin, mp 80°. bp1 135-139°, bp11 171°.
Melting point: mp 80°
Boiling point: bp1 135-139°; bp11 171°
Use: In the synthesis of derivatives of estrane and 19-norsteroids (Ananchenko et al., loc. cit.).

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