Preparation and oxidative polymerization of 2-methyl-6-geranylphenol

S. H. Hyun, Hiroyuki Nishide, E. Tsuchida*, S. Yamada

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2-Methyl-6-geranylphenol (MGP) was efficiently prepared by the reaction of o-cresol and 1-chloro-3,7-dimethyl-2,6-octadiene in the presence of alkali metal. MGP was oxidatively polymerized to poly(2-methyl-6-geranyl-1,4-phenyleneoxide).

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)283-286
Number of pages4
JournalPolymer Bulletin
Issue number4
Publication statusPublished - 1987 Oct

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Polymers and Plastics
  • Materials Chemistry


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