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Room-Temperature Ionic Liquids (RTILs) as Green Media for Metal- and Base-Free ipso-Hydroxylation of Arylboronic Acids

Eun-Jae Shin, Gyu-Tae Kwon, Seung-Hoi Kim*

*Department of Chemistry, Dankook University, 119 Dandaero, Cheonan 31116, Republic of Korea, Email:

E.-J. Shin, G.-T. Kown, S.-H. Kim, Synlett, 2019, 30, 1815-1819.

DOI: 10.1055/s-0037-1611894


Hydrogen peroxide as an eco-friendly oxidant provides hydroxylation products of arylboronic acids in an efficient manner under metal- and base-free aerobic in the presence of a room-temperature ionic liquid (RTIL).

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Key Words

arylboronic acids, phenols, ionic liquids, hydrogen peroxide, green chemistry

ID: J72-Y2019