Authors: De Souza, M.V.N.; Boechat, N. ; Mello, S.C.P.; Costa, J.C.S. ; Mendonça, J.S. ; Fernandes, E.L. ; Pais, K.C.
AbstractSome heteroaromatic esters were reduced to the corresponding alcohols by using a sodium borohydride–methanol system. The reduction was completed within 0.15–2.0 h in refluxing THF. The alcohol products were isolated after aqueous workup in moderate to excellent yield (48–97%).
Keywords: Heteroaromatic esters, sodium borohydride–methanol, reductionDocument Type: Research ArticleDOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/00397910500214482Publication date: 18 de Maio de 2005