Synthesis of α-hydroxy ketones using a HOF·MeCN complex

Shlomo Rozen*, Yifat Bareket

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The complex, HOF·MeCN made directly by bubbling fluorine through aqueous acetonitrile, reacts quickly and efficiently with enolic forms of ketones to produce α-hydroxy ketones.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)627-628
Number of pages2
JournalChemical Communications
Issue number5
StatePublished - 1996


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