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Efficient Transformation of Inactive Nitriles into 5-Substituted 1H-Tetrazoles Using Microwave Irradiation and Their Applications

Hiroki Yoneyama, Yoshihide Usami, Seiji Komeda, Shinya Harusawa*

*Osaka University of Pharmaceutical Sciences, 4-20-1 Nasahara, Takatsuki, Osaka 569-1094, Japan, Email:

H. Yoneyama, Y. Usami, S. Komeda, S. Harusawa, Synthesis, 2013, 45, 1051-1059.

DOI: 10.1055/s-0032-1318476

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An efficient microwave-accelerated method allows the conversion of inactive nitriles into 5-substituted 1H-tetrazoles in DMF.

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Key Words

tetrazoles, microwave synthesis

ID: J66-Y2013