A convenient synthesis of 2-tetrahydrofuranyl ethers

Rachid Baati, Alain Valleix, Charles Mioskowski, D. K. Barma, J R Falck

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(Formula presented) A wide spectrum of alcohols and phenols are readily transformed to the corresponding 2-tetrahydrofuranyl ethers in good to excellent yields using CrCl2 and CCl4 in THF under nearly neutral conditions at room temperature.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)485-487
Number of pages3
JournalOrganic Letters
Issue number4
StatePublished - Feb 24 2000

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Biochemistry
  • Physical and Theoretical Chemistry
  • Organic Chemistry


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