Direct formation of organosilicon compounds from silicon, methanol and alkenes

Masaki Okamoto, Eiichi Suzuki, Yoshio Ono

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The reaction of metallic silicon with methanol in the presence of an allyl alkyl ether affords an organosilicon compound, the reaction giving a unique method of synthesizing organosilicon compounds without using organic halides.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)507-508
Number of pages2
JournalJournal of the Chemical Society, Chemical Communications
Issue number4
Publication statusPublished - 1994 Dec 1
Externally publishedYes


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