Electrochemical methoxymethylation of alcohols-a new, green and safe approach for the preparation of MOM ethers and other acetals

Xiya Luo, Xiaofeng Ma, Frédéric Lebreux, István E. Markó, Kevin Lam

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Abstract

A new, green, safe, cost-effective and highly efficient electrochemical approach for the methoxymethylation of alcohols and phenols was successfully developed. The methodology was also applied to the synthesis of substituted acetals.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)9969-9972
Number of pages4
JournalChemical Communications
Volume54
Issue number71
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Jan 1 2018

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Catalysis
  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
  • Ceramics and Composites
  • Chemistry(all)
  • Surfaces, Coatings and Films
  • Metals and Alloys
  • Materials Chemistry

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