A facile synthesis of (tert-alkoxy)amines

Hasan Palandoken, Chris M. Bocian, Michelle R. McCombs, Michael H. Nantz

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Tertiary alcohols react with stoichiometric BF3•Et 2O and N-hydroxyphthalimide to yield N-alkoxyphthalimides. Subsequent hydrazinolyses afford the title compounds.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)6667-6669
Number of pages3
JournalTetrahedron Letters
Issue number39
StatePublished - Sep 26 2005


  • Alkoxyamine
  • Aminooxy
  • Boron trifluoride
  • Chemoselective
  • N-Hydroxyphthalimide

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Biochemistry
  • Organic Chemistry
  • Drug Discovery

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