3',5'-Dimethoxyacetophenone is used as starting reagent in the synthesis of 5,7-dimethoxy-3-methylindazole1. It was used in the synthesis of (R)-(+)-1-(3,5-dimethoxyphenyl)ethyl acetate-ether-180.
Nicolas Boudreault; Yves Leblanc. 5,7-Dimethoxy-3-Methylindazole from 3,5-Dimethoxyacetophenone. Organic Syntheses.2003, 241,
David A. Jaeger; George H. Angelos. Stereochemistry of photosolvolysis of a chiral, 18O-labeled 1-arylethyl acetate. Tetrahedron Letters.1981, 22, 803-806.