Efficient and selective α-bromination of carbonyl compounds with N-bromosuccinimide under microwave

Xiaoyu Guan, Zahra Al-Misba'a, Kuo-Wei Huang

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Abstract

A highly efficient method for the synthesis of α-halocarbonyl compounds has been achieved via selective monobromination of aromatic and aliphatic carbonyl compounds with N-bromosuccinimide catalyzed by p-toluenesulfonic acid under microwave irradiation within 30 min.
Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)892-896
Number of pages5
JournalArabian Journal of Chemistry
Volume8
Issue number6
DOIs
StatePublished - Feb 7 2014

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Chemical Engineering(all)
  • Chemistry(all)

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