Electrochemical deoxygenation of primary alcohols

Kevin Lam, István E. Mark

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Abstract

Direct electrolysis of primary alcohols, in the presence of methyl toluate, leads smoothly to the formation of the corresponding deoxygenated product in high yield.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1235-1239
Number of pages5
JournalSynlett
Volume23
Issue number8
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Apr 27 2012

Keywords

  • deoxygenation
  • electrochemical
  • esters
  • free radicals
  • reduction

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Organic Chemistry

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