Practical synthesis of aromatic nitriles via gallium-catalysed electrophilic cyanation of aromatic C-H bonds

Kazuhiro Okamoto, Masahito Watanabe, Masahito Murai, Ryo Hatano, Kouichi Ohe

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Abstract

A gallium-catalysed, direct cyanation reaction of aromatic and heteroaromatic C-H bonds with cyanogen bromide was developed as a practical synthetic method for the preparation of aromatic nitriles.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)3127-3129
Number of pages3
JournalChemical Communications
Volume48
Issue number25
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Feb 27 2012

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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