A Facile Synthesis of (tert-alkoxy)amines
NOTE: At the time of publication, the author Hasan Palandoken was not yet affiliated with Cal Poly.
Tertiary alcohols react with stoichiometric BF3·Et2O and N-hydroxyphthalimide to yield N-alkoxyphthalimides. Subsequent hydrazinolyses afford the title compounds.
Hasan Palandoken, Chris M. Bocian, Michelle R. McCombs, and Michael H. Nantz. "A Facile Synthesis of (tert-alkoxy)amines" Tetrahedron Letters 46.39 (2005): 6667-6669.
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