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Synthesis of Nitroolefins and Nitroarenes under Mild Conditions

Mahmoud Zarei, Ehsan Noroozizadeh, Ahmad R. Moosavi-Zare* and Mohammad A. Zolfigol*

*Department of Organic Chemistry, Faculty of Chemistry, Bu-Ali Sina University, Hamedan, 6517838683, Iran, Email:,

M. Zarei, E. Noroozizadeh, A. R. Moosavi-Zare, M. A. Zolfigol, J. Org. Chem., 2018, 83, 3645-3650.

DOI: 10.1021/acs.joc.7b03289

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The ionic liquid 1,3-disulfonic acid imidazolium nitrate {[Dsim]NO3} can be used as nitrating agent for the ipso-nitration of various arylboronic acids and nitro-Hunsdiecker reaction of different α,β-unsaturated acids and benzoic acid derivatives to give various nitroarenes and nitroolefins without using any cocatalysts and solvents under mild conditions.

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Key Words

nitro compounds, ionic liquids

ID: J42-Y2018