Protection of alcohols as their (p-methoxybenzyloxy)methyl ethers.

Alan P. Kozikowski, Jiang Ping Wu

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Protection of even tertiary alcohols can be accomplished by treatment with p-methoxybenzyl chloromethyl ether. Deprotection can be effected under mild conditions using the DDQ reaction conditions described by Oikawa.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)5125-5128
Number of pages4
JournalTetrahedron Letters
Issue number43
StatePublished - 1987

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Biochemistry
  • Drug Discovery
  • Organic Chemistry


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