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Ethyl 2-hydroxy-2-phenyl-2-(thiazol-2-yl)acetate

Department of Chemistry, Durham University, South Road, Durham DH1 3LE, UK
Syngenta CP R&D Chemistry, Jealott's Hill International Research Centre, Bracknell, Berkshire, RG42 6EY, UK
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Molbank 2015, 2015(2), M857;
Received: 7 April 2015 / Revised: 29 April 2015 / Accepted: 4 May 2015 / Published: 6 May 2015
This short note describes the synthesis of the title compound through spontaneous aerobic oxidation of ethyl 2-phenyl-2-(thiazol-2-yl)acetate. Due to the prevalence of such functional motifs in biologically active substances, we believe the oxidation encountered highlights an important degradation pathway worthy of note. View Full-Text
Keywords: thiazole; oxidation product; heterocycles thiazole; oxidation product; heterocycles
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Mallia, C.J.; Englert, L.; Walter, G.C.; Baxendale, I.R. Ethyl 2-hydroxy-2-phenyl-2-(thiazol-2-yl)acetate. Molbank 2015, 2015, M857.

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