Oxidative Deprotection of Trimethylsilyl Ethers with Tetrabutylammonium Periodate (TBAPI) in the Presence of AlCl3 and BF3 in Aprotic Solvents

Document Type: Research Note


Department of Chemistry, Siraz University, Zip code 71454, Shiraz, I.R. IRAN


Structurally different trimethyl silyl ethers are oxidized with Bu4/NIO4 in the presence of AlCl3 and BF3 as catalysts in CH3CN and CHCl3 under reflux conditions. The corresponding carbonyl compounds are isolated in good yields.


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