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A New, Mild, General and Efficient Route to Aryl Ethyl Carbonates in Solvent-Free Conditions Promoted by Magnesium Perchlorate

Giuseppe Bartoli, Marcella Bosco, Armando Carlone, Manuela Locatelli, Enrico Marcantoni, Paolo Melchiorre, Paolo Palazzi, Letizia Sambri*

*UniversitÓ di Bologna, Dipartimento di Chimica Organica A. Mangini, V.le Risorgimento 4, 40136 Bologna, Italy, Email:

G. Bartoli, M. Bosco, A. Carlone, M. Locatelli, E. Marcantoni, P. Melchiorre, P. Palazzi, L. Sambri, Eur. J. Org. Chem., 2006, 4429-4434.

DOI: 10.1002/ejoc.200600366 (free Supporting Information)


Mg(ClO4)2 is a stable and specific activator of 1,3-dicarbonyl compounds, that allows a smooth, direct synthesis of aryl and alkyl ethyl carbonates.

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ID: J24-Y2006-3350