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Synthesis and styrene copolymerization of novel trisubstituted ethylenes: 11. Halogen ring-trisubstituted 2-methoxyethyl phenylcyanoacrylates

revised on 15.02.2021, 19:13 and posted on 19.02.2021, 04:50 by Zipporah Y. Kaffey, Tyler J. McKenna, Angelina B. Moore, Abigail T. Noble, Simoni Patel, Ana S. Rivera, Joshua Sapinsley, Elena G. Sasso, Paige Sevald, Kay A.K. Smith, Sara M. Rocus, William S. Schjerven, Gregory Kharas

Novel trisubstituted ethylenes, methyl and methoxy ring-trisubstituted 2-methoxyethyl phenylcyanoacrylates, RPhCH=C(CN)CO2CH2CH2OCH3 (where R is 2,3-dimethyl-4-methoxy, 2,5-dimethyl-4-methoxy, 2,4-dimethoxy-6-methyl, 3,5-dimethoxy-4-hydroxy,

4-hydoxy-3,5-dimethyl, 2,3,4-trimethoxy, 2,4,5-trimethoxy, 2,4,6-trimethoxy, 3,4,5-trimethoxy) were prepared and copolymerized with styrene. The ethylenes were synthesized by the piperidine catalyzed Knoevenagel condensation of ring-substituted benzaldehydes and 2-methoxyethyl cyanoacetate, and characterized by CHN analysis, IR, 1H and 13C NMR. All the ethylenes were copolymerized with styrene in solution with radical initiation (ABCN) at 70°C. The compositions of the copolymers were calculated from nitrogen analysis.


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