2-Arylthiobenzothiazoles were readily prepared in good yields by the S-arylation of benzothiazole-2-thiol with diaryliodonium salts at room-temperature in the ionic liquid, 1-butyl-3-methylimidazolium tetrafluoroborate ([bmim]BF4). The ionic liquid can be recycled and reused.
|Number of pages||2|
|Journal||Journal of Chemical Research|
|Publication status||Published - 1 Feb 2004|
- Diaryliodonium salts
- Ionic liquid