Thionocarbonates and xanthates of primary and secondary alcohols, as well as dixanthates of vic-diols can easily be deoxygenated to the corresponding hydrocarbons or olefins with triethylsilane and benzoyl peroxide in high-yielding radical reactions.
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All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes
- Drug Discovery
- Organic Chemistry