Deprotection of benzyl ethers using 2,3-dichloro-5,6-dicyano-p-benzoquinone (DDQ) under photoirradiation

Mohammad Abdur Rahim, Shuichi Matsumura, Kazunobu Toshima

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Abstract

The deprotection of benzyl ethers was effectively realized in the presence of 2,3-dichloro-5,6-dicyano-p-benzoquinone (DDQ) in MeCN under photoirradiation using a long wavelength UV light.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)7307-7309
Number of pages3
JournalTetrahedron Letters
Volume46
Issue number43
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2005 Oct 24

Keywords

  • 2,3-Dichloro-5,6-dicyano-p-benzoquinone
  • Alcohol
  • Benzyl ether
  • Photoirradiation
  • Protecting group

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Biochemistry
  • Drug Discovery
  • Organic Chemistry

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