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The Synthesis of Medium-Chain-Length β-Hydroxy Esters via the Reformatsky Reaction

Miloslav Sailer, Krystyn I. Dubicki, John L. Sorensen*

*Department of Chemistry, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, MB, R3T 2N2, Canada, Email: John.Sorensenumanitoba.ca

M. Sailer, K. I. Dumichi, J. L. Sorensen, Synthesis, 2015, 47, 79-82.

DOI: 10.1055/s-0034-1379479 (free Supporting Information)


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Abstract

The Reformatsky reaction enables the synthesis of medium-chain-length β-hydroxy esters in good yield.

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Key Words

Reformatsky reaction, polyhydroxyalkanoate, 3-hydroxy esters, zinc


ID: J66-Y2015