Acyloxylation of 1,4-Dioxanes and 1,4-Dithianes Catalyzed by a Copper−Iron Mixed Oxide
Metrics and citations
MetadataShow full item record
Author/sGarcía-Cabeza, Ana Leticia; Marín-Barrios, Rubén; Moreno-Dorado, F. Javier; Vidal, Hilario; Guerra, Francisco M.; Ortega Aguera, María Jesús; Gatica Casas, José Manuel; Martínez Massanet, Guillermo
SourceJournal of Organic Chemistry 2015, 80, 6814−6821
The use of a copper−iron mixed oxide as a heterogeneous catalyst for the efficient synthesis of α-acyloxy-1,4-dioxanes and 1,4-dithianes employing t-butyl peroxyesters is reported. The preparation and characterization of the catalyst are described. The effect of the heteroatoms and a plausible mechanism are discussed. The method is operationally simple and involves low-cost starting materials affording products in good to excellent yields.