Gallium (III)-catalysed bromocyanation of alkynes: Regio- and stereoselective synthesis of β-bromo-α,β-unsaturated nitriles

Masahito Murai, Ryo Hatano, Sachie Kitabata, Kouichi Ohe

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Abstract

Treatment of arylacetylenes and cyanogen bromide in ClCH2CH2Cl with a catalytic amount of GaCl3 afforded (Z)-β-bromoacrylonitriles with high regio- and stereoselectivity.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)2375-2377
Number of pages3
JournalChemical Communications
Volume47
Issue number8
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Feb 7 2011

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Catalysis
  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
  • Ceramics and Composites
  • Chemistry(all)
  • Surfaces, Coatings and Films
  • Metals and Alloys
  • Materials Chemistry

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