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Electrochemical methoxymethylation of alcohols – a new, green and safe approach for the preparation of MOM ethers and other acetals

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A new, green, safe, cost-effective and highly efficient electrochemical approach for the methoxymethylation of alcohols and phenols was successfully developed. The methodology was also applied to the synthesis of substituted acetals.

Graphical abstract: Electrochemical methoxymethylation of alcohols – a new, green and safe approach for the preparation of MOM ethers and other acetals

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The article was received on 19 Jul 2018, accepted on 10 Aug 2018 and first published on 10 Aug 2018


Article type: Communication
DOI: 10.1039/C8CC05843A
Citation: Chem. Commun., 2018, Advance Article
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    Electrochemical methoxymethylation of alcohols – a new, green and safe approach for the preparation of MOM ethers and other acetals

    X. Luo, X. Ma, F. Lebreux, I. E. Markó and K. Lam, Chem. Commun., 2018, Advance Article , DOI: 10.1039/C8CC05843A

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