Selective Cleavage of Benzyl Ethers
Miles S. Congreve, Edwin C. Davison, Mary Ann M. Fuhry, Andrew B. Holmes*, Andrew N. Payne, R. Anthony Robinson, Simon E. Ward
*Bio21 Institute, Building 102, 30 Flemington Rd, The University of Melbourne, Parkville, VIC, 3010, Australia, Email: aholmesunimelb.edu.au
M. S. Congreve, E. C. Davison, M. A. M. Fuhry, A. B. Holmes, A. N. Payne, R. A. Robinson, S. E. Ward, Synlett, 1993, 663-664.
An efficient and convenient method allows the removal of benzyl ether protecting groups in the presence of other functionality. Varying the solvent allows the removal of trityl groups in the presence of benzyl ethers.
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