Iron-catalyzed selective reduction of nitroarenes to anilines using organosilanes

Kathrin Junge, Bianca Wendt, Nadim Shaikh, Matthias Beller

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Abstract

The iron-catalyzed reduction of aromatic nitro compounds to the corresponding anilines applying organosilanes is reported. In the presence of FeX2-R3P catalysts a series of nitroarenes is selectively reduced tolerating a wide range of functional groups.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1769-1771
Number of pages3
JournalChemical Communications
Volume46
Issue number10
DOIs
StatePublished - 2010
Externally publishedYes

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