Phase-Transfer Catalyzed O-Silyl Ether Deprotection Mediated by a Cyclopropenium Cation
Roya Mir and Travis Dudding*
*Department of Chemistry, Brock University, 1812 Sir Isaac Brock Way, St. Catharines, Ontario L2S 3A1, Canada, Email: tduddingbrocku.ca
R. Mir, T. Dudding, J. Org. Chem., 2017, 82, 709-714.
DOI: 10.1021/acs.joc.6b02733 (free Supporting Information)
The use of a cyclopropenium cation as a phase-transfer catalyst enables a convenient O-silyl ether deprotection. Mechanistic insight into this deprotection methodology are also provided.
see article for more examples