Elemental Sulfur Mediated Decarboxylative Redox Cyclization Reaction of o-Chloronitroarenes and Arylacetic Acids
Tirumaleswararao Guntreddi, Rajeshwer Vanjari and Krishna Nand Singh*
*Department of Chemistry (Centre of Advanced Study), Faculty of Science, Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi-221005, India, Email: knsinghbhu.ac.in
T. Guntreddi, R. Vanjari, K. N. Singh, Org. Lett., 2015, 17, 976-978.
DOI: 10.1021/acs.orglett.5b00079 (free Supporting Information)
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A decarboxylative redox cyclization strategy enables the synthesis of 2-substituted benzothiazoles from o-chloronitroarenes and arylacetic acids in the presence of elemental sulfur/N-methylmorpholine under metal- and solvent-free conditions.
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