BF3.OEt2-Mediated Benzylation of Arenes and Heteroarenes with Benzyl Ether Derivatives
Ling Dang, Qiang Li, Tongmei Ma, Sheng Sheng, Wei Zeng
DOI: 10.4236/ijoc.2011.14026   PDF    HTML     6,773 Downloads   12,289 Views   Citations


An efficient BF3.OEt2-promoted benzylation of arenes and heteroarenes with various benzyl ether derivatives has been developed. This method provided alternative access to valuable diarylmethane in good yields under mild conditions via an easy work-up procedure.

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L. Dang, Q. Li, T. Ma, S. Sheng and W. Zeng, "BF3.OEt2-Mediated Benzylation of Arenes and Heteroarenes with Benzyl Ether Derivatives," International Journal of Organic Chemistry, Vol. 1 No. 4, 2011, pp. 176-182. doi: 10.4236/ijoc.2011.14026.

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