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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.


Chem Comm paper

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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