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Bismesitylmagnesium: a thermally stable and non-nucleophilic carbon-centered base reagent for the efficient preparation of silyl enol ethers.

Kerr, William J. and Watson, Allan J. B. and Hayes, Douglas. (2007) Bismesitylmagnesium: a thermally stable and non-nucleophilic carbon-centered base reagent for the efficient preparation of silyl enol ethers. Chemical Communications (47). pp. 5049-5051. ISSN 1359-7345

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Abstract

Bismesitylmagnesium has been established as an accessible, practical, convenient, and non-nucleophilic carbon-centered base reagent for efficient access to silyl enol ethers from a series of ketone substrates at readily utilizable temps.