Mild and Efficient Removal of Hydroxyethyl Unit from 2-Hydroxyethyl Ether Derivatives Leading to Alcohols
journal contributionposted on 21.07.2005, 00:00 by Hiromichi Fujioka, Yusuke Ohba, Hideki Hirose, Kenichi Murai, Yasuyuki Kita
CAN is a good reagent for the transformation of 2-hydroxyethyl ether units to alcohols. Significantly, many functional groups can tolerate the reaction conditions, although they do not survive under many previously reported removal conditions. The reaction mechanism is clarified.