Re: ORGLIST: Request for Method of Transesterfication

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From: Jacob Zabicky (zabicky$##$bgumail.bgu.ac.il)
Date: Tue Jul 17 2001 - 09:04:41 EDT


Hello Jaganmohan,

The question is unclear: "converting menthol ester to methyl ester."

All the best,

Jacob

At 17:56 17/7/1, Dr. D.Basavaiah-(RS) wrote:
>dear fellow scholars and respected scientists,
>
>Can any body suggest in converting menthol ester to methyl ester with out
>effecting chiral centre in a single step? (TRANSESTERFICATION) The
>general alternative for this is converting menthol ester to acid (either
>Base hydrolysis or Acid hydrolysis) and then esterfying with methnol. The
>problem of these process is the extraction of acid from water due its high
>solubility. So to avoid this problem i am in a way to look for trans
>esterfication method.
>
>Thans in advance
>jaganmohan
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