[Bmim]Br3 as a new reagent for regioselective mono-bromination of activated aromatics under solvent-free conditions

Zhang Gao Le*, Zhen Chu Chen, Yi Hu, Qin Guo Zheng

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Abstract

Reaction of activated aromatics containing phenols, naphthol, methoxynaphthalenes, anisole etc. with 1-butyl-3-methylimidazolium tribromide ([Bmim]Br3) under solvent-free conditions, selectively gave the corresponding monobromination products with excellent yields.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1007-1009
Number of pages3
JournalChinese Chemical Letters
Volume16
Issue number8
Publication statusPublished - 1 Aug 2005

Keywords

  • [Bmim]Br
  • Activated aromatics
  • Regioselective

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