tertiary alcohol


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ter·ti·ar·y al·co·hol

an alcohol characterized by the trivalent atom group,

ter·ti·ar·y al·co·hol

(tĕr'shē-ă-rē al'kŏ-hol)
Methanol bearing three substitutes on its carbon atom.

tertiary alcohol

Alcohol containing the trivalent group ≡COH.
See also: alcohol
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5-Nitro indole affording target tertiary alcohol (15) in 64% yield need 10 h at 60 degC due to the strong elec-tron-withdrawing properties of the nitro group.
TEMPO-substituted b-keto esters containing sterically different substituents subjected to the tan-dem reaction afford the corresponding in-dole-containing tertiary alcohol in good to excellent yields (compounds 26~29, 31) under optimized con-ditions.
Re-cently, our group reported the synthesis of indole substituted tertiary alcohols through the Friedel-Crafts reaction of indoles with vicinal tricarbonyl compounds generated in situ from 1,3-dicarbonyl compounds and TEMPO [23].