Radical α-C-H hydroxyalkylation of ethers and acetal

Takehiko Yoshimitsu, Yoshimasa Arano, Hiroto Nagaoka

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(Chemical Equation Presented) Ethers and an acetal were found to undergo direct intermolecular addition to aldehydes under the Et3B/air conditions. This study presents a very unique and simple means for the radical α-C-H hydroxyalkylation of oxygen-containing compounds.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)2342-2345
Number of pages4
JournalJournal of Organic Chemistry
Issue number6
Publication statusPublished - Mar 18 2005
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Organic Chemistry


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