Synthesis and Spectral Characterization of Some New Substituted Bis-spirocyclohexanones Derived from Acetone

  • Mohammed S. Hussein University of Zakho
  • Abdul Wahab J. Al-Hamdany University of Mosul
  • Rana A. Saeed Northern Technical University
Keywords: Anthrone, spirocyclohexanones, Michael addition


Diarylidene acetones (DAA) (1-5) had been prepared by the condensation of acetone with substituted benzaldehydes via Claisen-Schmidt reaction, DAA’s brought to condense with anthrone to afford the title compounds (6-10) through Michael addition. The structures of the products were suggested in the light of spectral data (UV, IR, 1H&13C-NMR).

Author Biographies

Mohammed S. Hussein, University of Zakho

Dept. of Chemistry, Faculty of Science, University of Zakho, Kurdistan Region - Iraq - (

Abdul Wahab J. Al-Hamdany, University of Mosul

Dept. of Chemistry, College of Science, University of Mosul, Mosul, Iraq - (


Rana A. Saeed, Northern Technical University

Dept. of Pharmacy, Technical InstituteNorthern Technical University, Mosul, Iraq - (


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How to Cite
Hussein, M., Al-Hamdany, A. W., & Saeed, R. (2018). Synthesis and Spectral Characterization of Some New Substituted Bis-spirocyclohexanones Derived from Acetone. Science Journal of University of Zakho, 6(4), 155-159.
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