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A Facile, Efficient and Selective Deprotection of Methoxy Methyl (MOM) Ethers Using Zinc (II) Trifluoromethanesulfonate

[ Vol. 12 , Issue. 1 ]


Kotthireddy T. Reddy, Reddymasu Sreenivasulu, Islavathu Hatti, Kowthalam Anitha and Rudraraju R. Raju   Pages 67 - 70 ( 4 )


An efficient methodology for the synthesis of alcohols in high yields with the selective deprotection of methoxy methyl (MOM) ethers using Zinc(II) trifluoro methane sulfonate (Zn(OTf)2) in isopropanol as a solvent under reflux conditions was reported.


Facile method, MOM ethers, selective deprotection, Zn(OTf)2.


Department of Chemistry, Acharya Nagarjuna University, Nagarjuna Nagar - 522 510, Andhra Pradesh, India.

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