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, Volume 73, Issue 4, pp 965–975 | Cite as

Metal-free chemoselective reduction of nitroaromatics to anilines via hydrogen transfer strategy

  • Qi Shuai
  • Jun Li
  • Feng Zhao
  • Weike SuEmail author
  • Guojun DengEmail author
Original Paper
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Abstract

A novel protocol for chemoselective reduction of aromatic nitro compounds to aromatic amines has been established. The metal-free reduction goes through a hydrogen transfer process. Various easily reducible functional groups can be well tolerated under the optimized reaction conditions.

Keywords

Metal-free Chemoselective reduction Nitrobenzene Elemental sulfur 

Notes

Acknowledgements

This work was supported by the National Natural Science Foundation of China (21172185, 21372187, 21606202).

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Collaborative Innovation Center of Yangtze River Delta Region Green PharmaceuticalsZhejiang University of TechnologyHangzhouChina
  2. 2.College of Pharmaceutical SciencesZhejiang University of TechnologyHangzhouChina
  3. 3.Key Laboratory of Environmentally Friendly Chemistry and Application of Ministry of Education, College of ChemistryXiangtan UniversityXiangtanChina

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