Radical deoxygenation of tertiary alcohols via trifluoroacetates

Joong Gon Kim, Dae Hyan Cho, Doo Ok Jang

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Trifluoroacetates of tertiary alcohols undergo deoxygenation by Ph 2SiH2 in the presence of (tBuO)2 in excellent yields of the deoxy products without affecting the stereochemistry at β-carbon.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)3031-3033
Number of pages3
JournalTetrahedron Letters
Issue number15
Publication statusPublished - 2004 Apr 5

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Funding Information:
This work was supported by Korea Research Foundation Grant (KRF-2002-015-CP0214).

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Biochemistry
  • Drug Discovery
  • Organic Chemistry


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