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Journal Article


Synlett, Thieme, Number 8, p.581–582 (1993)


Selective deprotection of propargyl ethers of alcohols and phenols (12 examples) in the presence of allyl, benzyl and methyl ethers by low-valent titanium (TiCl3-Mg-THF) is reported. Ease of cleavage is in the order propargyl > allyl > benzyl.

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S. K. Nayak, Kadam, S. M., and Banerji, A., “Selective deprotection of ethers by low-valent titanium: facile cleavage of propargyl ethers”, Synlett, pp. 581–582, 1993.