2,2-difluoro-1-propanol is a useful starting material and building block for the synthesis of various pharmaceutical compounds, e.g. Cannabinoid receptor ligands, GPR119 agonists and Neprilysin inhibitors, etc..
New bicyclic cannabinoid receptor-1 (CB1-R) antagonists. 
Practical selective hydrogenation of α-fluorinated esters with bifunctional pincer-type ruthenium(II) catalysts leading to fluorinated alcohols or fluoral hemiacetals. 
Investigating the Influence of (Deoxy)fluorination on the Lipophilicity of Non-UV-Active Fluorinated Alkanols and Carbohydrates by a New log P Determination Method. 
Practical Synthesis of Amides via Copper/ABNO-Catalyzed Aerobic Oxidative Coupling of Alcohols and Amines.