Electrophilic aromatic substitution of arenes with CO 2 mediated by R3SiB(C 6F 5) 4

Megumi Konno, Masafumi Chiba, Koji Nemoto, Tetsutaro Hattori

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The FriedelCrafts- type carboxylation of arenes has been achieved by activating CO 2 with silylium borates. The reaction exhibits broader substrate applicability than does our previously reported AlX 3/R 3SiX-mediated carboxylation.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)913-914
Number of pages2
JournalChemistry Letters
Issue number9
Publication statusPublished - 2012

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  • Chemistry(all)

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