oa South African Journal of Chemistry - Tetrameric DABCO(™)-Bromine : an Efficient and Versatile Reagent for Bromination of Various Organic Compounds



Tetrameric DABCO™-bromine is a powerful brominating agent but shows reasonable selectivity with certain substrates. The selective bromination for activated aromatic compounds and alkenes is reported. Synthesis of α-bromo ketones and nitriles has also been achieved by using this reagent and the results are also reported. All products reported were obtained in good to excellent yields.


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