Methods - Synthesis & Techniques

(3S, 4S)-(-)-4-Methyl-3-heptanol, the key compound in the aggregation pheromone of Marsham, was synthesized by employing asymmetric epoxidation and epoxide cleavage with trimethylaluminum as the key steps. (3S, 4R)-(+)-4-Methyl-3-heptanol was also synthesized.

Reaction of acetylated carbohydrates with trimethylaluminum: concise synthesis of 1,2-O ..

Another embodiment of the present invention involves the synthesis of the methylaluminoxane by reaction of a trialkylaluminum compound or a tetraalkyldialuminoxane containing C2 or higher alkyl groups with water to form a polyalkylaluminoxane which is then reacted with trimethylaluminum.

Synthesis of amides - Organic chemistry