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Regioselective nitration of anilines with Fe(NO3)3·9H2O as a promoter and a nitro source

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Abstract

An efficient Fe(NO3)3·9H2O promoted ortho-nitration reaction of aniline derivatives has been developed. This reaction may go through a nitrogen dioxide radical (NO2˙) intermediate, which is generated by the thermal decomposition of iron(III) nitrate. The practicality of the present method using nontoxic and inexpensive iron reagents has been shown by the broad substrate scope and applications.

Graphical abstract: Regioselective nitration of anilines with Fe(NO3)3·9H2O as a promoter and a nitro source

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The article was received on 10 Apr 2018, accepted on 03 May 2018 and first published on 03 May 2018


Article type: Communication
DOI: 10.1039/C8OB00841H
Citation: Org. Biomol. Chem., 2018,16, 3881-3884
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    Regioselective nitration of anilines with Fe(NO3)3·9H2O as a promoter and a nitro source

    Y. Gao, Y. Mao, B. Zhang, Y. Zhan and Y. Huo, Org. Biomol. Chem., 2018, 16, 3881
    DOI: 10.1039/C8OB00841H

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