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Electrochemical methoxymethylation of alcohols – a new, green and safe approach for the preparation of MOM ethers and other acetals

Electrochemical methoxymethylation of alcohols – a new, green and safe approach for the preparation of MOM ethers and other acetals

Luo, Xia, Ma, Xiaofeng, Lebreux, Frédéric, Markó, István E. and Lam, Kevin ORCID: 0000-0003-1481-9212 (2018) Electrochemical methoxymethylation of alcohols – a new, green and safe approach for the preparation of MOM ethers and other acetals. Chemical Communications, 54 (71). pp. 9969-9972. ISSN 1359-7345 (Print), 1364-548X (Online) (doi:https://doi.org/10.1039/C8CC05843A)

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Abstract

A new, green, safe, cost-effective and highly efficient electrochemical approach for the methoxymethylation of alcohols and phenols was successfully developed. The methodology was also applied to the synthesis of substituted acetals.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: chemistry, electrosynthesis, electrochemistry, protecting groups, MOMCl
Subjects: Q Science > QD Chemistry
Faculty / Department / Research Group: Faculty of Engineering & Science
Faculty of Engineering & Science > Department of Pharmaceutical, Chemical & Environmental Sciences
Last Modified: 18 Sep 2018 10:50
Selected for GREAT 2016: None
Selected for GREAT 2017: None
Selected for GREAT 2018: None
URI: http://gala.gre.ac.uk/id/eprint/21431

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