Synthesis of ethers from esters via Fe-catalyzed hydrosilylation

Shoubhik Das, Yuehui Li, Kathrin Junge, Matthias Beller

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Triiron dodecacarbonyl allows for the selective reduction of esters into the corresponding ethers. This protocol has a wide substrate scope. In addition, cholesteryl pelarogonate has been reduced under the reaction conditions with an excellent yield.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)10742-10744
Number of pages3
JournalChemical Communications
Issue number87
StatePublished - 8 Oct 2012
Externally publishedYes


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