Dimethylaluminum Methylselenolate: A Remarkable Reagent for the Preparation of Active Acyl-Transfer Agents

Alan P. Kozikowski, Anthony Ames

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Abstract

The preparation of a new aluminum reagent, dimethylaluminum methylselenolate (1), has been achieved. This reagent has been shown to react with a variety of O-alkyl esters to provide methylselenol esters, active acyl-transfer agents, in excellent yield.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)2735-2737
Number of pages3
JournalJournal of Organic Chemistry
Volume43
Issue number13
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 1978

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Organic Chemistry

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