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Solvent-Free Basic or KF/Alumina-Assisted Dehydrogenation of Hydrazo Compounds

Masatoshi Mihara*, Takeo Nakai, Toshiyuki Iwai, Takatoshi Ito, Takumi Mizuno

*Osaka Municipal Technical Research Institute, Morinomiya 1-6-50, Joto-ku, Osaka 536-8553, Japan, Email:

M. Mihara, T. Nakai, T. Iwai, T. Ito, T. Mizuno, Synlett, 2007, 2124-2126.

DOI: 10.1055/s-2007-984878

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A green dehydrogenation of hydrazo compounds using basic alumina or KF/alumina under solvent-free conditions afforded azo compounds in good to excellent yields.

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Key Words

solvent-free, alumina, dehydrogenation, hydrazo compounds, azo compounds, oxygen

ID: J60-Y2007-2790