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Paired electrochemical conversion of nitroarenes to sulfonamides, diarylsulfones and bis(arylsulfonyl)aminophenols

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Abstract

A paired electrochemical method using nitrobenzene (NB) derivatives and arylsulfinic acids (ASAs) as starting materials was developed for the synthesis of some new sulfonamides, diarylsulfones and bis(arylsulfonyl)aminophenols. The synthetic strategy was designed using the data provided by electrochemical studies involving cyclic voltammetry on NB oxidation in the absence and presence of ASAs. The reactions have been successfully performed in an undivided cell, at carbon rod electrodes, in aqueous solutions, by constant current electrolysis at room temperature. This strategy does not require catalysts, toxic solvents and challenging workups. It is also applicable for a wide range of nitroarenes.

Graphical abstract: Paired electrochemical conversion of nitroarenes to sulfonamides, diarylsulfones and bis(arylsulfonyl)aminophenols

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The article was received on 27 Nov 2017, accepted on 15 Feb 2018 and first published on 16 Feb 2018


Article type: Paper
DOI: 10.1039/C7GC03576D
Citation: Green Chem., 2018,20, 1499-1505
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    Paired electrochemical conversion of nitroarenes to sulfonamides, diarylsulfones and bis(arylsulfonyl)aminophenols

    B. Mokhtari, D. Nematollahi and H. Salehzadeh, Green Chem., 2018, 20, 1499
    DOI: 10.1039/C7GC03576D

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