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Hypervalent Iodine Mediated Chemoselective Iodination of Alkynes

Yan Liu*, Daya Huang, Ju Huang and Keiji Maruoka*

*Guangdong University of Technology, No.100, West Waihuan Road, HEMC, Panyu District, Guangzhou 510006, China; Kyoto University, Sakyo, Kyoto 606-8502, Japan, Email:,

Y. Liu, D. Huang, J. Huang, K. Maruoka, J. Org. Chem., 2017, 82, 11865-11871.

DOI: 10.1021/acs.joc.7b01555


Hypervalent iodine reagents mediate practical oxidative iodinations for the chemoselective mono-, di-, and tri-iodination of alkynes. The reaction conditions were systematically optimized by altering the iodine source and/or the hypervalent iodine reagent system.

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Key Words

iodoalkynes, iodoalkenes, PIDA

ID: J42-Y2017