A Practical Synthetic Method for β-Ketoesters from Ketones

Hideo Tomozane, Yasuo Takeuchi, Masatoshi Yamato

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A practical, simple, one-pot synthesis of β-ketoesters (3) from ketones (1) via bis(methylthio)-ketene acetals (4) was achieved.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)401-404
Number of pages4
JournalChemical and Pharmaceutical Bulletin
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - 1988


  • C-alkoxycarbonylation
  • bis(methyIthioketene acetal
  • carbon disulfide
  • ketone
  • β-ketoester

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Chemistry(all)
  • Drug Discovery

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