Direct condensation of carboxylic acids with polyethylene glycols catalyzed by Sc(OTf)3

S. Chandrasekhar, S. Shameem Sultana, Ch Narsihmulu, J. S. Yadav, R. Gree, J. C. Guillemin

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Abstract

Esterification of soluble polymers by direct condensation of equimolar amounts of carboxylic acids with polyethylene glycols is achieved using catalytic Sc(OTf)3 in toluene for the first time.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)8335-8337
Number of pages3
JournalTetrahedron Letters
Volume43
Issue number46
DOIs
StatePublished - Nov 11 2002
Externally publishedYes

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We thank CEFIPRA 2305-1 for financial assistance.

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