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Copper-Catalyzed Double C-S Bonds Formation via Different Paths: Synthesis of Benzothiazoles from N-Benzyl-2-iodoaniline and Potassium Sulfide

Xiaoyun Zhang, Weilan Zeng,Yuan Yang, Hui Huang and Yun Liang*

*Key Laboratory of Chemical Biology and Traditional Chinese Medicine Research, Ministry of Education, Hunan Normal University, Changsha, Hunan 410081, China, Email:

X. Zhang, W. Zeng, Y. Yang, H. Huang, Y. Liang, Org. Lett., 2014, 16, 876-879.

DOI: 10.1021/ol403638d

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Copper-catalyzed double C-S bond formation enables a highly efficient synthesis of benzothiazoles from easily available N-benzyl-2-iodoanilines and potassium sulfide via a traditional cross-coupling and an oxidative cross-coupling reaction.

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Key Words

Benzothiazoles, Oxygen

ID: J54-Y2014