Bismuth(III) acetate: A cheap, efficient, and environmentally acceptable reagent for 'wet' and 'dry' prevost reactions

Eva M. Campi, Glen B. Deacon, Gavin L Edwards, Mark D. Fitzroy, Nunzio Giunta, W. Roy Jackson, Robert Trainor

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cis- and trans-Diol derivatives can be prepared from alkenes by reaction with bismuth(III) acetate in 'wet' and 'dry' acetic acid respectively.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)407-408
Number of pages2
JournalJournal of the Chemical Society, Chemical Communications
Issue number7
Publication statusPublished - 1989

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