Generation of esters from carboxylic acids using Appel's salt (4,5-dichloro-1,2,3-dithiazolium chloride)

James J. Folmer, Steven M. Weinreb

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Abstract

Esters can be generated directly in good yields under mild conditions from the corresponding carboxylic acid and alcohol using Appel's salt (4,5-dichloro-1,2,3-dithiazolium chloride) and 2,6-lutidine.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)2737-2740
Number of pages4
JournalTetrahedron Letters
Volume34
Issue number17
DOIs
StatePublished - Apr 23 1993

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All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Biochemistry
  • Drug Discovery
  • Organic Chemistry

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