Simple Method for the Preparation of Esters from Grignard Reagents and Alkyl 1-Imidazolecarboxylates
Thomas Werner and Anthony G. M. Barrett*
*Department of Chemistry, Imperial College London, Exhibition Road, London SW7 2AZ, England, Email: agmbimperial.ac.uk
T. Werner, A. G. M. Barrett, J. Org. Chem., 2006, 71, 4302-4304.
The reaction of Grignard reagents with alkyl imidazolecarboxylates, which were prepared from alcohols with carbonyl diimidazole, gave the corresponding esters in good to excellent yields.
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