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Molecules 1999, 4(10), M104;

Synthesis of (4R,5R)-2-Ethoxy-4,5-bis[(1-methoxy-1-methyl)ethyl]-1,3-dioxolane

University of Lausanne, ICO-BCH, 1015 Lausanne-Dorigny, Switzerland
Received: 28 August 1999 / Accepted: 7 September 1999 / Published: 8 October 1999
(This article belongs to the Section Molbank Section of Molecules, 1997-2001)
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The title compound was prepared from 5 g (89 mmol, 1 eq) of (3R,4R)-2,5-dimethoxy-2,5-dimethyl- 3,4-hexanediol [1], 4.4 ml (3.95 g, 27 mmol, 1.1 eq) of triethyl orthoformate, 0.05 g (0.25 mmol, 0.01 eq) of p-toluenesulfonic acid monohydrate in 35 ml of cyclohexane under inert atmosphere.[...]
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Patiny, L. Synthesis of (4R,5R)-2-Ethoxy-4,5-bis[(1-methoxy-1-methyl)ethyl]-1,3-dioxolane. Molecules 1999, 4, M104.

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