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 language||English (US)|
|Number of pages||2|
|Journal||Journal of Organic Chemistry|
|Publication status||Published - Apr 16 2004|
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Organic Chemistry