Burgess reagant in organic synthesis

Sachin Khapli, Satyajit Dey, Dipakranjan Mal

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Methyl N-(triethylammoniumsulfonyl)carbamate, also known as Burgess regent, is a mild yet powerful dehydrating agent. Usefulness of the regent in various synthetic transformations and in the synthesis of various heterocyclic systems has been reviewed.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)461-476
Number of pages16
JournalJournal of the Indian Institute of Science
Issue number4
StatePublished - Jul 2001


  • Burgess regent
  • Cyclodehydration
  • Dehydrating agent
  • Heterocycles

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • General


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