The acid-catalysed rearrangement of two Benzo-p-quinols

@inproceedings{Woodgate1974TheAR,
  title={The acid-catalysed rearrangement of two Benzo-p-quinols},
  author={Paul D. Woodgate and Catherine R. Fitchett},
  year={1974}
}
Treatment of the phenyl p-quinol (7a) with acetic anhydride-sulphuric acid yields the naphthalene- 1,3-diol derivative (8a), whereas the methyl p-quinol (7b) gives 4-acetoxymethyl-2,6-di-t-butyl-1- naphthyl acetate (15).