A versatile protocol for copper-catalyzed cyanation of aryl and heteroaryl bromides with acetone cyanohydrin

Thomas Schareina, Alexander Zapf, Alain Cotté, Matthias Gotta, Matthias Beller

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Abstract

A novel copper-catalyzed cyanation of aryl and heteroaryl bromides using acetone cyanohydrin has been developed.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)777-780
Number of pages4
JournalAdvanced Synthesis and Catalysis
Volume353
Issue number5
DOIs
StatePublished - 28 Mar 2011
Externally publishedYes

Keywords

  • aryl bromides
  • benzonitriles
  • catalysis
  • copper
  • cyanation

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