The synthesis of mauveine A and mauveine B from N-tert-butyl-p-toluidine

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Abstract

The oxidation of a mixture of N-tert-butyl-p-toluidine/aniline/o-toluidine (1 : 1.5 : 1.5) with K2Cr2O7 in H+/H2O followed by de-tert-butylation with acid gives mauveine A and mauveine B. These compounds dye silk the same shade of red mauve as that of silk dyed by authentic mauveine.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)163-168
Number of pages6
JournalJournal of Chemical Research
Volume38
Issue number3
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1 Mar 2014

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2-toluidine
Silk
Potassium Dichromate
Coloring Agents
Oxidation
Acids
4-toluidine
aniline

Keywords

  • dyeing
  • mauve
  • mauveine
  • o-toluidine
  • tert-butyl

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The synthesis of mauveine A and mauveine B from N-tert-butyl-p-toluidine. / Plater, M. John.

In: Journal of Chemical Research, Vol. 38, No. 3, 01.03.2014, p. 163-168.

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