Convenient and mild synthesis of nitroarenes by metal-free nitration of arylboronic acids

Xiao Feng Wu, Johannes Schranck, Helfried Neumann, Matthias Beller

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Abstract

A novel methodology for the direct nitration of arylboronic acids has been developed. By using inexpensive tert-butyl nitrite various aromatic nitro compounds are produced in moderate to good yields (45-87%) without the need of any catalyst.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)12462+12463
JournalChemical Communications
Volume47
Issue number46
DOIs
StatePublished - 14 Dec 2011
Externally publishedYes

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