Authors: De Souza, M.V.N.; Mello, S.C.P.; Boechat, N.; Mendonça, J.S.; Costa, J.
AbstractSeveral aromatic esters were reduced to the corresponding alcohol by using sodium borohydride–methanol system. The reduction was completed within 2.0–4.0 h after refluxing in THF. The alcohol products were isolated after aqueous workup in good yields (88–97%).
Keywords: NaBH4; Aromatic estersDocument Type: Research ArticleDOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.tetlet.2004.06.034Publication date: 26 de Julho de 2004