Ruthenium-catalyzed C-H functionalization of arylpyrazoles: Regioselective acylation with acid chlorides

Po Man Liu, C G Frost

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A ruthenium-catalyzed C-H acylation of arylpyrazoles with a variety of acyl chlorides is described. The acylation reaction exhibits good regioselectivity and both aromatic and aliphatic acyl chlorides can be effectively coupled to the arylpyrazoles at the ortho-position.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)5862-5865
Number of pages4
JournalOrganic Letters
Issue number22
Early online date6 Nov 2013
Publication statusPublished - 15 Nov 2013


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