Zirconium Tetrachloride (ZrCl4) Catalyzed Highly Chemoselective and Efficient Acetalization of Carbonyl Compounds
Habib Firouzabadi*, Nasser Iranpoor, Babak Karimi
*Department of Chemistry, College of Sciences, Shiraz University, Shiraz 71454, Iran, Email: firouzabadichem.susc.ac.ir
H. Firouzabadi, N. Iranpoor, B. Karimi, Synlett, 1999, 321-323.
Zirconium tetrachloride (ZrCl4) is a highly efficient and chemoselective catalyst for the acetalization, and in situ transacetalization of carbonyl compounds under mild reaction conditions.
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