Indium triflate mediated acetalization of aldehydes and ketones

Brendan M. Smith, Andrew E. Graham*

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Aldehydes and ketones are rapidly transformed into either acyclic or cyclic acetals at room temperature in high yields and in very short reaction times using catalytic quantities of indium triflate, in contrast to previous reports. 

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)9317-9319
Number of pages3
JournalTetrahedron Letters
Issue number52
Publication statusPublished - 25 Dec 2006


  • Acetalization
  • Indium triflate


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