Hypervalent iodine in synthesis. Part 54: One-step conversion of aryl aldehydes to aroyl azides using a combined reagent of (diacetoxyiodo)benzene with sodium azide

Da Jun Chen, Zhen Chu Chen

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Aroyl azides are readily prepared from the corresponding aryl aldehydes with the aid of (diacetoxyiodo)benzene (DIB) and sodium azide in high yields. (C) 2000 Elsevier Science Ltd.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)7361-7363
Number of pages3
JournalTetrahedron Letters
Issue number38
Publication statusPublished - Sep 16 2000
Externally publishedYes


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  • Biochemistry
  • Drug Discovery
  • Organic Chemistry

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