Published on Aug. 4, 2005 in Org Lett volume 7.
PubMed ID: 16048321
A novel method for the synthesis of RNA oligomers with 2-cyanoethoxymethyl (CEM) as the 2'-hydroxyl protecting group has been developed. The new method allows the synthesis of oligoribonucleotides with an efficiency and final purity comparable to that obtained in DNA synthesis. [structure: see text]