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The Conversion of Phenols to the Corresponding Aryl Halides Under Mild Conditions

Alicia L. S. Thompson, George W. Kabalka, Murthy R. Akula, John W. Huffman*

*Clemson University, Department of Chemistry, Clemson, South Carolina 29634-0973, USA, Email:

A. L. S. Thompson, G. W. Kabalka, M. R. Akula, J. W. Huffman, Synthesis, 2005, 547-550.

DOI: 10.1055/s-2005-861791

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Mild, novel procedures have been developed for the syntheses of aryl halides from the corresponding phenols in modest to good yields via boronate ester intermediates.

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Key Words

aryl halides, aryl bromides, phenols, aryl boronates, halogenation, palladium coupling, Miyaura borylation

ID: J66-Y2005-670