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.
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This work was supported by Maeji Institute of Academic Research, Yonsei University.
All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes
- Organic Chemistry