1,1’-(Ethane-1,2-diyl)dipyridinium bistribromide (EDPBT) as an organocatalyst for the silylation/desilylation reaction

Authors

1 School of Pharmacy, Hamedan University of Medical Sciences, Zip Code 65178 Hamedan, Iran

2 Faculty of Chemistry, Bu-Ali Sina University, P. O. Box 6517838683

3 Faculty of Chemistry, Bu-Ali Sina University, P. O. Box 6517838683.

Abstract

1,1’-(Ethane-1,2-diyl)dipyridinium bistribromide (EDPBT) was used as a chemoselective and effective organocatalyst for the silylation of hydroxyl groups as well as desilylation of trimethylsilyl ethers under mild conditions at room temperature with good to excellent yields.

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