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The Use of Calcium Carbide in the Synthesis of 1-Monosubstituted Aryl 1,2,3-Triazole via Click Chemistry

Yubo Jiang, Chunxiang Kuang*, Qing Yang

*Department of Chemistry, Tongji University, Siping Road 1239, Shanghai 200092, P. R. of China, Email:

Y. Jiang, C. Kuang, Q. Yang, Synlett, 2009, 3163-3166.

DOI: 10.1055/s-0029-1218346

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The synthesis of 1-monosubstituted aryl 1,2,3-triazoles was achieved in good yields using calcium carbide as a source of acetylene. The copper-catalyzed 1,3-dipolar cycloaddition reactions were carried out without nitrogen protection and in a MeCN-H2O mixture.

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Key Words

calcium carbide, 1,2,3-triazoles, copper-catalyzed, click chemistry

ID: J60-Y2009-3480