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Pd-Catalyzed C-H Activation/C-N Bond Formation: A New Route to 1-Aryl-1H-benzotriazoles

Rapolu Kiran Kumar, Md Ashif Ali and Tharmalingam Punniyamurthy*

*Department of Chemistry, Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati, Guwahati-781039, India, Email:

R. K. Kumar, M. A. Ali, T. Punniyamurthy, Org. Lett., 2011, 13, 2102-2105.

DOI: 10.1021/ol200523a


C-H activation of aryl triazene compounds followed by intramolecular amination in the presence of a catalytic amount of Pd(OAc)2 provides 1-aryl-1H-benzotriazoles at moderate temperature.

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Key Words

benzotriazoles, oxygen

ID: J54-Y2011-1140