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An efficient method for the cleavage of p-methoxybenzylidene (PMP), tetrahydropyranyl (THP) and 1,3-dithiane protecting groups by Selectfluor™

Junjie Liu and Chi-Huey Wong*

*Department of Chemistry and the Skaggs Institute for Chemical Biology, The Scripps Research Institute, 10550 North Torrey Pines Road, La Jolla, CA 92037, USA, Email:

J. Liu, C.-H. Wong, Tetrahedron Lett., 2002, 43, 4037-4039.

DOI: 10.1016/S0040-4039(02)00740-2


A new and efficient method for the cleavage of the PMP, THP and 1,3-dithiane protecting groups with Selectfluor™ has been developed.

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Key Words

protecting groups, Dithianes, THP, PMP, cleavage of acetals

ID: J72-Y2002-900