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A metal-catalyst-free oxidative coupling of anilines to aromatic azo compounds in water using bleach

Author:
de Souza, Gabriela F.P., von Zuben, Theodora W., Salles, Airton G.
Source:
Tetrahedron letters 2018 v.59 no.42 pp. 3753-3755
ISSN:
0040-4039
Subject:
azo compounds, bleaching agents, chemical reactions, chemical structure, sodium hypochlorite
Abstract:
A simple route toward the synthesis of symmetrical and unsymmetrical aromatic azo compounds through oxidative coupling of anilines using widely available NaOCl is presented. This metal catalyst-free protocol is performed in water and affords the desired products in high yields.
Agid:
6130921