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Molecules 2017, 22(6), 953;

Atom Efficient Preparation of Zinc Selenates for the Synthesis of Selenol Esters under “On Water” Conditions

Catalysis and Organic Green Chemistry Group, Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, University of Perugia, Via del Liceo 1, 06100 Perugia, Italy
Universidade Federal do Pampa—Unipampa, Av. Pedro Anunciação, 111, Caçapava do Sul-RS 96570-000, Brazil
Dipartimento di Scienze Chimiche e Geologiche, Università degli Studi di Cagliari, S.S. 554 bivio per Sestu, 09042 Monserrato, Cagliari, Italy
Laboratório de Síntese Orgânica Limpa-LASOL-CCQFA, Universidade Federal de Pelotas-UFPel, P.O. Box 354, Pelotas-RS 96010-900, Brazil
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Academic Editor: Derek J. McPhee
Received: 11 May 2017 / Revised: 1 June 2017 / Accepted: 3 June 2017 / Published: 8 June 2017
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We describe here an atom efficient procedure to prepare selenol esters in good to excellent yields by reacting [(PhSe)2Zn] or [(PhSe)2Zn]TMEDA with acyl chlorides under “on water” conditions. The method is applicable to a series of aromatic and aliphatic acyl chlorides and tolerates the presence of other functionalities in the starting material. View Full-Text
Keywords: selenium; selenol esters; zinc; TMEDA; water selenium; selenol esters; zinc; TMEDA; water

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Sancineto, L.; Pinto Vargas, J.; Monti, B.; Arca, M.; Lippolis, V.; Perin, G.; Lenardao, E.J.; Santi, C. Atom Efficient Preparation of Zinc Selenates for the Synthesis of Selenol Esters under “On Water” Conditions. Molecules 2017, 22, 953.

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