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Approach to the Synthesis of Unsymmetrical/Symmetrical Maleimides via Desulfitative Arylation at Different Temperatures

Masoumeh Abbasnia, Mehdi Sheykhan*, Tahereh Ghaffari and Elham Safari

*Chemistry Department, University of Guilan, P.O. Box 41335-1914, 4193833697 Rasht, Iran, Email:

M. Abbasnia, M. Sheykhan, T. Ghaffari, E. Safari, J. Org. Chem., 2020, 85, 11688-11698.

DOI: 10.1021/acs.joc.0c01323 (free Supporting Information)

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Depending on the temperature, a desulfitative arylation of maleimide provides both mono- and diaryl maleimides.

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