Microwave-induced reaction of 1,3-cyclohexanedione with numerous aldehydes using bismuth iodide is performed successfully toward the synthesis of important octahydroxanthenes. A most probable mechanism is suggested to explain the formation of products.
Chavez, Ashlee; Cruz, Jessica; Munoz, Alexdra; Yadav, Ram Naresh; Bandyopadhyay, Debasish; and Banik, Bimal K., "MICROWAVE-INDUCED BISMUTH TRIIODIDE-CATALYZED FACILE SYNTHESIS OF OCTAHYDROXANTHENES" (2017). Chemistry Faculty Publications and Presentations. 91.