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Volume 13, Issue 2, Pages 125-129

1H-NMR study of some new acetyl dimethylbiphenyls: unambiguous signal assignment for the methyl groups

Fadhil S. Kamounah1 and Salam J. Titinchi2

1CISMI, University of Copenhagen, Fruebergvej 3, DK-2100 Copenhagen, Denmark
2Chemistry Department, College of Sciences, Basrah University, Basrah, Iraq

Received 29 April 1996; Revised 5 July 1996

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The abundance 1H-NMR spectra of some new mono- and diacetyl compounds derived from 2,2′-dimethyl-, 3,3′-dimethyl-, and 4,4′-dimethylbiphenyls were recorded. Unambiguous signal assignment of the methyl groups of the aromatic biphenyl rings were made for the structure elucidation.