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A mild and efficient procedure for α-bromination of ketones using N-bromosuccinimide catalysed by ammonium acetate

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Abstract

Cyclic ketones reacted with N-bromosuccinimide (NBS) catalysed by NH4OAc in Et2O at 25 °C to give the corresponding α-brominated ketones in good yields, while acyclic ketones were efficiently brominated in CCl4 at 80 °C.

Graphical abstract: A mild and efficient procedure for α-bromination of ketones using N-bromosuccinimide catalysed by ammonium acetate

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Submitted
11 Nov 2003
Accepted
06 Jan 2004
First published
28 Jan 2004

Chem. Commun., 2004, 470-471
Article type
Communication

A mild and efficient procedure for α-bromination of ketones using N-bromosuccinimide catalysed by ammonium acetate

K. Tanemura, T. Suzuki, Y. Nishida, K. Satsumabayashi and T. Horaguchi, Chem. Commun., 2004, 470
DOI: 10.1039/B315340A

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