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Electrochemical dehydrogenation of hydrazines to azo compounds

Author:
Du, Ke-Si, Huang, Jing-Mei
Source:
Green chemistry 2019 v.21 no.7 pp. 1680-1685
ISSN:
1463-9270
Subject:
azo compounds, dehydrogenation, electrochemistry, electrons, ethanol, green chemistry, oxidants
Abstract:
A strategy for the electrochemical dehydrogenation of hydrazine compounds is disclosed under ambient conditions. This protocol proceeded smoothly in ethanol by employing electrons as clean oxidants. Its synthetic value is well demonstrated by the highly efficient synthesis of symmetric and unsymmetric azo compounds. It is an environmentally friendly transformation and the present protocol was effective on a large scale.
Agid:
6355303