Synthesis of some Compounds Possessing Vitamin A Activity

@article{Arens1946SynthesisOS,
  title={Synthesis of some Compounds Possessing Vitamin A Activity},
  author={J. F. Arens and D. A. van Dorp},
  journal={Nature},
  year={1946},
  volume={157},
  pages={190-191}
}
WE have prepared ‘vitamin A acid’ (VII) from β-ionone as indicated in the following scheme: 
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