Magnesium/Methanol: An Effective Reducing Agent for Peroxides

Peng Dai, Patrick H. Dussault, Tony K. Trullinger

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Abstract

Magnesium in methanol is an effective reagent for the chemoselective reduction of peroxides, including ozonides. Mg/MeOH is significantly more reactive than Me2S or PPh3 and somewhat more reactive than Zn/HOAc.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)2851-2852
Number of pages2
JournalJournal of Organic Chemistry
Volume69
Issue number8
StatePublished - Apr 16 2004

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Reducing Agents
Peroxides
Magnesium
Methanol
1,2,4-trioxane

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Magnesium/Methanol : An Effective Reducing Agent for Peroxides. / Dai, Peng; Dussault, Patrick H.; Trullinger, Tony K.

In: Journal of Organic Chemistry, Vol. 69, No. 8, 16.04.2004, p. 2851-2852.

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Dai, Peng ; Dussault, Patrick H. ; Trullinger, Tony K. / Magnesium/Methanol : An Effective Reducing Agent for Peroxides. In: Journal of Organic Chemistry. 2004 ; Vol. 69, No. 8. pp. 2851-2852.
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