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Issue 4, 2014
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Catalytic cyanation of aryl iodides using DMF and ammonium bicarbonate as the combined source of cyanide: a dual role of copper catalysts

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Abstract

Cu(II)-catalyzed cyanation of aryl iodides has been developed using DMF and ammonium bicarbonate as the combined source of cyanide. It is assumed that copper is involved both in the generation of “CN” units from DMF–ammonia and in the cyanation of aryl halides. A range of electron-rich and fused (hetero)aryl iodides underwent cyanation resulting in moderate to good yields.

Graphical abstract: Catalytic cyanation of aryl iodides using DMF and ammonium bicarbonate as the combined source of cyanide: a dual role of copper catalysts

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The article was received on 15 Oct 2013, accepted on 30 Oct 2013 and first published on 31 Oct 2013


Article type: Communication
DOI: 10.1039/C3CC47926A
Citation: Chem. Commun., 2014,50, 448-450
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    Catalytic cyanation of aryl iodides using DMF and ammonium bicarbonate as the combined source of cyanide: a dual role of copper catalysts

    A. B. Pawar and S. Chang, Chem. Commun., 2014, 50, 448
    DOI: 10.1039/C3CC47926A

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