Catalyst-Free Synthesis of 2-Arylbenzothiazoles in an Air/DMSO Oxidant System
Renhe Hu, Xiaotong Li, Yao Tong, Dazhuang Miao, Qiang Pan, Zengqiang Jiang, Haifeng Gan, Shiqing Han*
*College of Biotechnology and Pharmaceutical Engineering, Nanjing Tech University, Nanjing 211816, P. R. of China, Email: hanshiqingnjtech.edu.cn
R. Hu, X. Li, Y. Tong, D. Miao, Q. Pan, Z. Jiang, H. Gan, S. Han, Synlett, 2016, 27, 1387-1390.
DOI: 10.1055/s-0035-1561575 (free Supporting Information)
A straightforward synthesis of 2-arylbenzothiazoles from 2-aminothiophenol and aryl aldehydes in air/DMSO oxidant system is operationally simple, proceeds without catalysts, tolerates a wide range of functionalities, and provides desired products in good to excellent yields.
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