An anthracene derivative used in Diels-Alder reactions. Also used in the preparation of 9-anthracenylmethyl-1-piperazinecarboxylate.
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For use of the 9-anthrylmethyl group for carboxyl protection, see 9-(Chloromethyl)anthracene, A13579.