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Environmentally Friendly Organic Synthesis Using Bismuth Compounds: Bismuth(III) Iodide Catalyzed Deprotection of Acetals in Water
Tetrahedron Letters (2008)
  • Ram S. Mohan, Illinois Wesleyan University
  • Aaron D. Bailey
  • Ashvin R. Baru
  • Kendall K. Tashe
Abstract

The chemoselective deprotection of a wide range of acetals and ketals in water is catalyzed by bismuth(III) iodide. Bismuth(III) compounds are remarkably nontoxic and hence are attractive as environmentally friendly catalysts.

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Publication Date
2008
Citation Information
Ram S. Mohan, Aaron D. Bailey, Ashvin R. Baru and Kendall K. Tashe. "Environmentally Friendly Organic Synthesis Using Bismuth Compounds: Bismuth(III) Iodide Catalyzed Deprotection of Acetals in Water" Tetrahedron Letters Vol. 49 (2008)
Available at: http://works.bepress.com/ram_mohan/1/