Synlett 1996; 1996(9): 839-841
DOI: 10.1055/s-1996-5594
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Scandium Trifluoromethanesulfonimide and Scandium Trifluoromethanesulfonate as Extremely Active Acetalization Catalysts

Kazuaki Ishihara, Yoshinori Karumi, Manabu Kubota, Hisashi Yamamoto*
  • *Graduate School of Engineering, Nagoya University, Furo-cho, Chikusa, Nagoya 464-01, Japan, Fax: 81-52-789-3222
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31 December 2000 (online)

Scandium trifluoromethanesulfonimide and scandium trifluoromethanesulfonate are highly efficient Lewis acid catalysts in a variety of acetalizations. These catalysts are also effective for diastereoselective preparation of 2,5-disubstituted 1,3-dioxolanones and 2,6-disubstituted 1,3-dioxanones.