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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Therefore, the optimal con-ditions for the tertiary alcohol forming reaction start with indole 1a (0.5 mmol) and a-TEMPO ethyl ace-toacetate 2a (0.5 equiv) was stirred in acetic acid at room temperature for 3 hours.
The results demonstrated that the domino process is applicable to a wide range of indoles and b-dicarbonyl compounds; as a result, it enables ready synthetic access to diverse indole-containing tertiary alcohol at their b-positions.
A solution of boron trifluoride etherate (B[F.sub.3] x [Et.sub.2]O) in appropriate dichloromethane (20 mL) was added dropwise to a mixture solution of tertiary alcohols and aryl substrates in appropriate dichloromethane (100 mL).