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A facile and general route to 3-((trifluoromethyl)thio)benzofurans and 3-((trifluoromethyl)thio)benzothiophenes

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Abstract

A facile and general route to 3-((trifluoromethyl)thio)benzofurans and 3-((trifluoromethyl)thio)benzothiophenes is reported. The reactions of trifluoromethanesulfanylamide with 1-methoxy-2-alkynylbenzenes or methyl(2-alkynylphenyl)sulfanes promoted by BiCl3 proceed smoothly with broad functional group tolerance.

Graphical abstract: A facile and general route to 3-((trifluoromethyl)thio)benzofurans and 3-((trifluoromethyl)thio)benzothiophenes

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The article was received on 14 Mar 2014, accepted on 03 Apr 2014 and first published on 03 Apr 2014


Article type: Communication
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC01904K
Citation: Chem. Commun., 2014,50, 5494-5496
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    A facile and general route to 3-((trifluoromethyl)thio)benzofurans and 3-((trifluoromethyl)thio)benzothiophenes

    J. Sheng, C. Fan and J. Wu, Chem. Commun., 2014, 50, 5494
    DOI: 10.1039/C4CC01904K

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