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12. Alcohols, Ethers, Epoxides and Thiols

t-Butyl Ether Protecting Groups

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One way to protect alcohol is to form a reversible adduct with isobutylene via acid-catalyzed alkoxylation, yielding a temporary tert-butyl ether, which is completely unreactive.

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Mechanism of t-Butyl Ether Protecting Groups.

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