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Keck Macrolactonization

Published Online: 15 SEP 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9780470638859.conrr356

Comprehensive Organic Name Reactions and Reagents

Comprehensive Organic Name Reactions and Reagents

How to Cite

2010. Keck Macrolactonization. Comprehensive Organic Name Reactions and Reagents. 356:1601–1604.

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 15 SEP 2010

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Abstract

The Keck macrolactonization is a carbodiimide promoted esterification to form a macrolactone in the presence of a nitrogenous base. This reaction has been applied in the preparation of macrolactones.

Keywords:

  • DCC;
  • DMAP;
  • macrolactone;
  • carbodiimide