Re: ORGLIST:convert metoxy to hyroxyl

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From: rajkn (rajkn_51$##$sancharnet.in)
Date: Sun Jun 06 2004 - 00:57:10 EDT


Hi Erdem:

Heating with anhy. AlCl3 in DCM
may also work; it did for me
for a vanilin derivative..
Good luck...

KN Rajasekharan

Prof., Dep. Chem.
Univ. Kerala
India
----- Original Message -----
From: "Uno Mäeorg" <uno$##$chem.ut.ee>
To: "Erdem Buyukbingol" <Erdem.Buyukbingol$##$pharmacy.ankara.edu.tr>;
<everybody$##$orglist.net>
Sent: Friday, June 04, 2004 11:01 AM
Subject: Re: ORGLIST:convert metoxy to hyroxyl

> Hi Erdem,
>
> There are many methods for that purposes. First of all classic BX3 is
> working well but couldn't always be so selective. Some people are using
> PyHCl complex and a little bit unusual is the heating with MeMgI by >100
> deg of C. Certainly it depends what is your compound. Try and tell about
> results.
>
>
> Uno
>
>
>
> At 05:25 PM 6/3/2004 +0300, Erdem Buyukbingol wrote:
>
> >Is there any easy way to convert metoxy groups to hydroxyl selectively?
> >
> >Thank you

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