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Bis(acetylacetonato)copper(II) catalyzed oxidative cross-dehydrogenative coupling (CDC) for the synthesis of α-acyloxy ethers through direct activation of α-C(sp3)–H bond of cyclic ether
- Talukdar, Dhrubajyoti, Borah, Suchibrata, Chaudhuri, Mihir K.
- Tetrahedron letters 2015 v.56 no.20 pp. 2555-2558
- chemical reactions, chemical structure, copper, ethers, oxidants, protocols
- A bis(acetylacetonato)copper(II)catalyzed convenient protocol has been developed for the synthesis of α-acyloxy ethers via cross-dehydrogenative coupling (CDC) using tertiary-butylhydroperoxide (TBHP) as the oxidant. A radical mechanism is suggested for the reaction.