Remarkably Fast Acylation of Alcohols with Benzoyl Chloride Promoted by TMEDA
*Faculty of Science, Ibaraki University, 2-1-1 Bunkyo, Mito 310-8512, Japan, Email: tormito.ipc.ibaraki.ac.jp
T. Sano, Synthesis, 1999, 1141-1144.
A very fast acylation of alcohols with benzoyl chloride in the presence of TMEDA at -78°C afforded the corresponding benzoates in excellent yields.
see article for more examples