Ruthenium-catalyzed remote electronic activation of aromatic C-F bonds

A.J.A. Watson, B.N. Atkinson, A.C. Maxwell, Jonathan M J Williams

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Abstract

The tandem isomerization and nucleophilic aromatic substitution of allylic fluoro-substituted benzylic alcohols is described for the first time. In the presence of the ruthenium complex Ru(PPh3)3(CO)(H) 2, 1-(4-fluorophenyl)prop-2-en-1-ol is converted into the corresponding para-amino ketone or para-phenolic substituted ketone.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)734-740
Number of pages7
JournalAdvanced Synthesis & Catalysis
Volume355
Issue number4
Early online date22 Feb 2013
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 11 Mar 2013

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