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Practical Transition-Metal-Free Protodeboronation of Arylboronic Acids in Aqueous Sodium Hypochlorite

Minxin Li, Yanling Tang, Jinchun Gao, Gaoxiong Rao, Zewei Mao*

*College of Pharmaceutical Science, Yunnan University of Chinese Medicine, Kunming 650500, P. R. of China, Email:

M. Li, Y. Tang, J. Gao, G. Rao, Z. Mao, Synlett, 2020, 31, 2039-2042.

DOI: 10.1055/s-0040-1706298 (free Supporting Information)

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A concise and practical protodeboronation of arylboronic acids works under mild conditions in aqueous NaClO at 100C. The strategy is low-cost, transition-metal-free, and base-free.

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Key Words

protodeboronation, arylboronic acids, sodium hypochlorite

ID: J72-Y2020