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Structure-Dependent Oxidative Bromination of Unsaturated C-C Bonds Mediated by Selectfluor

Chengfeng Ye and Jean'ne M. Shreeve*

*Department of Chemistry, University of Idaho, Moscow, Idaho 83844-2343, Email:

C. Ye, J. M. Shreeve, J. Org. Chem., 2004, 69, 8561-8563.

DOI: 10.1021/jo048383x


Oxidative bromination of different types of olefins using Selectfluor/KBr afforded addition, monobromo-substituted, or Hunsdiecker-Borodin reaction products in good yields.

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Key Words

Bromination, Vinylbromides, Dibromoalkanes, Bromohydrins, Tetrahydrofurans, Selectfluor

ID: J42-Y2004-1060