A novel method for the deprotection of allyl and benzyl derivatives of alcohols and phenols by low-valent titanium [Ti(O)] is reported. The possible mechanism is discussed.
S. M. Kadam, Nayak, S. K., and Banerji, A., “Low-valent titanium: a new approach to deprotection of allyl and benzyl groups”, Tetrahedron letters, vol. 33, pp. 5129–5132, 1992.