Ceric Ammonium Nitrate: Novel and Robust Acetylating Catalyst

Author(s): Sirajud D. Khaja, Jun Xue.

Journal Name: Letters in Organic Chemistry

Volume 3 , Issue 7 , 2006

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Abstract:

A simple and efficient acetylation protocol catalyzed by 10 mol% ceric ammonium nitrate has been devised. The reaction is fast and convenient producing acetates in excellent yields.

Keywords: Acetylation, alcohols, acetic anhydride, ceric ammonium nitrate, catalyst

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VOLUME: 3
ISSUE: 7
Year: 2006
Page: [554 - 557]
Pages: 4
DOI: 10.2174/157017806778341906
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