Deprotection of carboxylic esters assisted by hydrogen bonding network in phenolic media. Its application to β-lactam antibiotic syntheses

Hideo Tanaka, Masatoshi Taniguchi, Yutaka Kameyama, Sigeru Torii, Michio Sasaoka, Takashi Shiroi, Ryo Kikuchi, Ichiro Kawahara, Akihiro Shimabayashi, Sigemitsu Nagao

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Abstract

Deprotection of p-methoxybenzyl, diphenylmethyl, and tert-butyl ester groups, which is an essential step of β-lactam antibiotic synthesis, can be performed successfully by gentle heating in phenolic media.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)6661-6662
Number of pages2
JournalTetrahedron Letters
Volume31
Issue number46
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1990

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Biochemistry
  • Drug Discovery
  • Organic Chemistry

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    Tanaka, H., Taniguchi, M., Kameyama, Y., Torii, S., Sasaoka, M., Shiroi, T., Kikuchi, R., Kawahara, I., Shimabayashi, A., & Nagao, S. (1990). Deprotection of carboxylic esters assisted by hydrogen bonding network in phenolic media. Its application to β-lactam antibiotic syntheses. Tetrahedron Letters, 31(46), 6661-6662. https://doi.org/10.1016/S0040-4039(00)97140-5