Magnesium/Methanol: An Effective Reducing Agent for Peroxides
Peng Dai, Patrick H. Dussault,* and Tony K. Trullinger
*Department of Chemistry, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Lincoln, Nebraska 68588-0304, Email: pdussault1unl.edu
P. Dai, P. H. Dussault, T. K. Trullinger, J. Org. Chem., 2004, 69, 2851-2852.
DOI: 10.1021/jo035191d (free Supporting Information)
Magnesium in methanol is an effective reagent for the chemoselective reduction of ozonides and other peroxides. Mg/MeOH is significantly more reactive than Me2S or PPh3 and somewhat more reactive than Zn/HOAc.
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