Base-Promoted, Mild and Highly Efficient Conversion of Arylboronic Acids into Phenols with tert-Butyl Hydroperoxide
Shengmei Guo*, Lin Lu, Hu Cai*
*Department of Chemistry, Nanchang University, Nanchang, Jiangxi 330031, P. R. of China, Email: smguoncu.edu.cn, hucaincu.edu.cn
S. Guo, L. Lu, H. Cai, Synlett, 2013, 24, 1712-1714.
A mild and efficient protocol for the synthesis of phenols from arylboronic acids in the presence of tert-butyl hydroperoxide is promoted by KOH. Products were obtained in good to excellent yields within several minutes.
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