Chloroethoxy(trimethyl)silane: A hard-base trap which preserves tms ether groups and improves the wittig methylenation of gibberellins

  • Mander L
  • Turner J
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A reagent, 2-chloroethoxy(trimethyl)silane (CETS), has been devised which ensures the preservation of TMS ether groups during Wittig methylenation in protic media and which makes this formerly capricious reaction with 16-keto gibberellins a reliable and straightforward procedure. © 1981.

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  • Lewis N. Mander

  • John V. Turner

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