The unexpected reductive products of δ- alkoxyenal by sodium borohydride in methanol with a trace of magnesium methoxide

Yu Xia, Xiang Shu Xiao, Xu Chang He, Dong Lu Bai

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Abstract

Reduction of δ-alkoxy enal 1 and 4 by sodium borohydride in methanol with a catalytic amount of magnesium methoxide gave unexpected methoxylated poducts 3 and 6 respectively.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)809-810
Number of pages2
JournalChinese Chemical Letters
Volume13
Issue number9
StatePublished - Sep 1 2002

Keywords

  • Magnesium methoxide
  • Michael addition
  • Sodium borohydride

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Chemistry(all)

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