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Mini-Reviews in Organic Chemistry


ISSN (Print): 1570-193X
ISSN (Online): 1875-6298

The Use of α-Halo Ethers in the Protection of Alcohols. Years 2012 - 2014

Author(s): Tore Benneche

Volume 12, Issue 4, 2015

Page: [367 - 375] Pages: 9

DOI: 10.2174/1570193X12666150930222755

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α-Halo ethers used in the protection of alcohols for the years 2012 - 2014 have been reviewed. The conditions for formation and cleavage of protected alcohols are presented in tables. The α-halo ethers that have been reviewed are: benzyloxymethyl chloride (BOMCl), ethoxymethyl chloride (EOMCl), 2-methoxyethoxymethyl chloride (MEMCl), methoxymethyl bromide (MOMBr), methoxymethyl chloride (MOMCl) and 2-(trimethylsilyl)ethoxymethyl chloride (SEMCl).

Keywords: Acetals, protecting reagents, protection of alcohols, α-Halo ethers.

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