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From aryl halides to phenols

Posted by naturalproductman on May 9, 2011

Govindas Sekar and co-workers from IIT Madras have reported in Chem Comm on a Cu-catalyzed C-X activation converting an aryl halide into a phenol using KOH as the oxygen source.  They used glucose as the ligand.

C-X

Chem Comm paper

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One Response to “From aryl halides to phenols”

  1. Sameer Banerjee said

    Dear Dr Govindas Sekar, I am a graduate Chem Eng from IITB. I found your process interesting. Can you pl e-mail to me your paper for further study. Kind regards, Sameer Banerjee, 09223520104;

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