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.
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