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Fast and Efficient Bromination of Aromatic Compounds with Ammonium Bromide and Oxone

Mameda Naresh, Macharla Arun Kumar, Marri Mahender Reddy, Peraka Swamy, Jagadeesh Babu Nanubolu, Nama Narender*

*I&PC Division, CSIR-Indian Institute of Chemical Technology, Hyderabad 500 007, India, Email: narendern33yahoo.co.in

N. Naresh, M. A. Kumar, M. M. Reddy, P. Swamy, J. B. Nanubolu, N. Narender, Synthesis, 2013, 45, 1497-1504.

DOI: 10.1055/s-0033-1338431 (free Supporting Information)


Abstract

A highly efficient, rapid and regioselective protocol for the ring bromination of aromatic compounds under mild conditions can be conducted with ammonium bromide as a source of bromine source and Oxone as an oxidant. Various aromatic compounds reacted smoothly to give the corresponding monobrominated products in good yields in very short reaction times.

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Bromination of Aromatic Compounds Using Ammonium Bromide and Oxone

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Key Words

bromination, arenes, ammonium bromide, Oxone, regioselectivity


ID: J66-Y2013