This article showcases the design of an electrochemical dimethoxylation reaction of bio-based furan. This transformation provides a key synthetic platform for the preparation of a broad range of compounds.
The reaction parameters were first optimized under batch mode and then were successfully transposed to a continuous flow process.
Published in Chemistry Today – Volume 39 – issue 3 – May-June 2021
MATTHEW HARTLE (1), PETER SYMONS1, SHRI HEGDE (2), PIERRE-GEORGES ECHEVERRIA(3)*
1. Electrosynthesis Company, NY, USA
2. Pennakem, Memphis, TN, USA
3. Minakem Recherche, Beuvry la Forêt, France
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