Synlett 2000; 2000(4): 455-458
DOI: 10.1055/s-2000-6559
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Tri-n-butyl[2-(trimethylsilyl)-ethoxymethoxymethyl]stannane: A Convenient Hydroxymethyl Anion Equivalent

Eduardo Fernández-Megía* , Steven V. Ley
  • *Department of Chemistry, University of Cambridge, Lensfield Road, Cambridge, CB2 1EW, UK; E-mail:
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Publication Date:
31 December 2000 (online)

Tri-n-butyl[2-(trimethylsilyl)-ethoxymethoxymethyl]stannane 3 was used as a protected precursor for a hydroxymethyl anion which was added to various carbonyl and carboxyl electrophiles.