Bismesitylmagnesium: a thermally stable and non-nucleophilic carbon-centered base reagent for the efficient preparation of silyl enol ethers.

William J. Kerr, Allan J. B. Watson, Douglas. Hayes

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Abstract

Bismesitylmagnesium has been established as an accessible, practical, convenient, and non-nucleophilic carbon-centered base reagent for efficient access to silyl enol ethers from a series of ketone substrates at readily utilizable temps.
Original languageUndefined/Unknown
Pages (from-to)5049-5051
Number of pages3
JournalChemical Communications
Issue number47
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2007

Keywords

  • reagents
  • silyl enol ethers
  • bismesitylmagnesium

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