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Molbank 2009, 2009(3), M612; doi:10.3390/M612

Synthesis of Bis (1-Methyl-2-octynyl) Ether

Instituto Universitario de Bio-Orgánica “Antonio González”, Universidad de La Laguna, Avda, Astrofísico Francisco Sánchez, 2, 38206 La Laguna, Tenerife, Spain
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Received: 18 July 2009 / Accepted: 4 August 2009 / Published: 5 August 2009
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The synthesis of bis (1-methyl-2-octynyl) ether using two secondary alcohols under Nicholas reaction conditions is reported. The reaction is possible due to a catalytic participation of the Lewis acid when the nucleophilic alcohol is protected as a THPO-ether.
Keywords: Nicholas reaction; cobalt; alkyne complexes Nicholas reaction; cobalt; alkyne complexes
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Díaz Díaz, D.; Martín, V.S. Synthesis of Bis (1-Methyl-2-octynyl) Ether. Molbank 2009, 2009, M612.

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