A 150-ml shaking autoclave was charged with 28 g (0.2 mole) of methyl 5-methyl-2-furoate (see Vol. 1 of this work, p. 23), b.p. 97–99°/12 mm, 30 g of anhydrous methanol (Note 1), and 3 g of catalyst (nickel on a chromic oxide carrier) (Note 2).
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