One-pot preparation of esters from carboxylic acids using the PPh3-CCl3CN system

Doo Ok Jang, Dae Hyan Cho, Joong Gon Kim

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A convenient one-pot process for preparing various esters from carboxylic acids using the Ph3P-CCl3CN has been developed. Racemic α-tocopherol, clofibrate and flavoxate were prepared in high yields using this method.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)2885-2890
Number of pages6
JournalSynthetic Communications
Issue number16
Publication statusPublished - 2003 Aug 15


All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Organic Chemistry

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