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Facile Synthesis of β-Iodonitro Alkenes via Iodonitration of Alkynes with tert-Butyl Nitrite and Iodine

Yuanyuan Fan, Bei Zhou, Kun Chen, Bingtao Wang, Xiaoqing Li*, Xiangsheng Xu*

*Department of Chemical Engineering, Zhejiang University of Technology, Hangzhou 310014, China, Email:,

Y. Fan, B. Zhou, K. Chen, B. Wang, X. Li, X. Xu, Synlett, 2017, 28, 1657-1659.

DOI: 10.1055/s-0036-1588794 (free Supporting Information)


The iodonitration of alkynes with I2 and tBuONO enables a convenient synthesis of β-iodonitro alkenes.

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Key Words

β-iodonitro alkenes, iodonitration, iodination, nitration, alkynes, free radical, difunctionalization

ID: J60-Y2017