Oxorhenium-catalyzed deoxydehydration of glycols and epoxides

  • 10.1016/j.tetlet.2014.05.044
  • Tetrahedron Letters
  • p 4178-4180, Volume 55, Issue 30,
  • journal-article


Average reactions. Toxic solvents.


Deoxydehydration of glycols and epoxides catalysed by oxorhenium complexes is described in this paper. Methyl trioxorhenium (MTO) was the choice as the catalyst for the reactions. The use of other catalytic conditions for such reactions are reported in literature...