Synthesis 1990; 1990(6): 509-510
DOI: 10.1055/s-1990-26922
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A Facile General Route to α-Keto Esters and α-Diketones

Zong-xing Si* , Xian-yun Jiao, Bing-fang Hu
  • *Institute of Applied Chemistry, Beijing Agricultural University. Beijing, People's Republic of China
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17. September 2002 (online)

A novel synthetic route to α-keto esters and α-diketones through ozonolytic fragmentation of α-substituted acetoacetic esters and α-substituted acetylacetones is described.