ipso-Nitration of Arylboronic Acids with Chlorotrimethylsilane-Nitrate Salts
G. K. Surya Prakash,* Chiradeep Panja, Thomas Mathew, Vijayalakshmi Surampudi, Nicos A. Petasi, and George A. Olah
*Loker Hydrocarbon Research Institute and Department of Chemistry, UniVersity of Southern California, Los Angeles, California 90089-1661, Email: gprakashusc.edu
G. K. S. Prakash, C. Panja, T. Mathew, V. Surampudi, N. A. Petasi, G. A. Olah, Org. Lett., 2004, 6, 2205-2207.
A mixture of nitrate salt and chlorotrimethylsilane is an efficient, convenient, and regioselective nitrating agent for the ipso-nitration of arylboronic acids to produce the corresponding nitroarenes in moderate to excellent yields.
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