Monobenzylation of 1,n-diols via dibutylstannylene intermediates

Eugene A. Mash, Liza T.A. Kantor, Stephen C. Waller

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Symmetrical primary 1,n-diols, HO(CH2)(n)OH, of any chain length from n = 2-10, can be selectively monobenzylated via sequential treatment with dibutyltin oxide and benzyl bromide.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)507-514
Number of pages8
JournalSynthetic Communications
Issue number3
StatePublished - 1997

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  • Organic Chemistry


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