Simple, Efficient, and Selective Deprotection of Phenolic Methoxymethyl Ethers Using Silica-Supported Sodium Hydrogen Sulfate as a Heterogeneous Catalyst
C. Ramesh, N. Ravindranath and Biswanath Das*
*Organic Chemistry Division-I, Indian Institute of Chemical Technology, Hyderabad 500 007, India, Email: biswanathdasyahoo.com
C. Ramesh, N. Ravindranath, B. Das, J. Org. Chem., 2003, 68, 7101-7103.
A simple and efficient method has been developed for chemoselective deprotection of phenolic methoxymethyl (MOM) ethers at room temperature using silica-supported sodium hydrogen sulfate as a heterogeneous catalyst.
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