Novel bromination reagents. Electrophilic aromatic bromination by hexabromocyclopentadiene

Benzion Fuchs*, Yigal Belsky, Evgeny Tartakovsky, Jakob Zizuashvili, Sarah Weinman

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Abstract

Hexabromocyclopentadiene efficiently and regioselectively brominates activated aromatic compounds, in a process which is interpreted as involving ready formation of the pentabromocyclopentadienide anion by bromonium ion release.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)778-779
Number of pages2
JournalChemical Communications
Issue number14
DOIs
StatePublished - 1982

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