Efficient and Selective Cleavage of Silyl Ethers with Antimony Trichloride

Author(s): Wei Chen, Hao Wang, Hua Liu, Yuan Wang, Qinpei Wu.

Journal Name: Letters in Organic Chemistry

Volume 3 , Issue 1 , 2006

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An efficient method for selective cleavage of silyl ethers mediated by SbCl3 in the presence of a number of function groups was described and the primary silyl ethers were hydrolized in the presence of the secondary ethers. The desilyl reaction took much longer time in dry solution than in wet.

Keywords: desilylation, protecting groups, antimony, silyl ethers, catalysis, Hydrolyses

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Year: 2006
Page: [13 - 15]
Pages: 3
DOI: 10.2174/157017806774964413

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