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Toluates: unexpectedly versatile reagents

Toluates: unexpectedly versatile reagents

Lam, Kevin ORCID: 0000-0003-1481-9212 and Markó, István E. (2009) Toluates: unexpectedly versatile reagents. Tetrahedron, 65 (52). pp. 10930-10940. ISSN 0040-4020 (doi:

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The mechanism of the monoelectronic reduction of aromatic esters has been investigated. The unexpected synthetic utility of the toluate moiety in the deoxygenation of alcohols and the allylation of ketones is also reported. Finally, the use of aromatic esters as robust, though easily removable, protecting groups is depicted. © 2009 Elsevier Ltd. All rights reserved.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Reduction, Ester
Subjects: Q Science > QC Physics
Q Science > QD Chemistry
Faculty / Department / Research Group: Faculty of Engineering & Science
Faculty of Engineering & Science > School of Science (SCI)
Last Modified: 10 Oct 2017 16:36
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