Figure 1 : Synthesis of 5-modified thymines and thymidines.

(i) appropriate alcohol, neat, 110-140°C, 0.5-3 h.
(ii) (for a) n-Bu4 +f-.3H2O, THF, 0°C to r.t., 2-4 h.

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