Wagner-Jauregg reaction

What is Wagner-Jauregg reaction?

The Wagner-Jauregg reaction is a chemical process that involves adding maleic anhydride to diarylethylenes to form bis adducts. These adducts can then be converted into aromatic ring systems.

Wagner-Jauregg reaction
Wagner-Jauregg reaction

References

  • Wagner-Jauregg, T. (1930), Über addierende Hetero-polymerisation. [On additive hetero-polymerization.] Ber. dtsch. Chem. Ges. A/B, 63: 3213-3224. https://doi.org/10.1002/cber.19300631140
  • Wagner-Jauregg, T. (1931), Die Addition von Maleinsäureanhydrid an asymm. Diphenyl-äthylen. [The addition of maleic anhydride to asymm. diphenyl ethylene.] Justus Liebigs Ann. Chem., 491: 1-13. https://doi.org/10.1002/jlac.19314910102
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