Mild and rapid hydroxylation of aryl/heteroaryl boronic acids and boronate esters with N-oxides

Chen Zhu, Rui Wang, J R Falck

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Aryl and heteroaryl boronic acids and boronate esters are rapidly, often within minutes, transformed into the corresponding phenols by N-oxides in an open flask at ambient temperature. This transformation has broad compatibility with a variety of functional groups.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)3494-3497
Number of pages4
JournalOrganic Letters
Issue number13
Publication statusPublished - Jul 6 2012


ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Organic Chemistry
  • Physical and Theoretical Chemistry
  • Biochemistry

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