An Efficient, Catalytic, Aerobic, Oxidative Iodination of Arenes Using the H5PV2Mo10O40 Polyoxometalate as Catalyst

Olena V. Branytska, Ronny Neumann

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Iodination of arenes was carried out by reacting 1 equiv of arene substrate with 0.5 equiv of iodine under an oxygen atmosphere with H 5PV2Mo10O40 as oxidation catalyst. The synthesis is an inherently waste-free method for the preparation of iodoarenes.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)9510-9512
Number of pages3
JournalJournal of Organic Chemistry
Issue number24
Publication statusPublished - Nov 28 2003


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  • Organic Chemistry

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