Laboratory of Fundamental Chemistry

Silica Gel-Assisted Preparation of (Bromo)(chloro)(iodo)benzo[b]thiophenes Bearing Halogen Atoms at the 2-, 4-, and 7-Positions

All types of (bromo)(chloro)(iodo)benzo[b]thiophenes bearing halogen atoms at the 2-, 4-, and 7-positions were prepared from the corresponding 2-(1-alkylsulfanyl)-1,4-dihalo-3-(haloethynyl)benzene derivatives, through treatment with silica gel. 4,7-Dihalobenzo[b]thiophenes, bearing two different halogen atoms (chlorine, bromine, or iodine), were also prepared by a similar method.

Laboratory of Fundamental Chemistry

S. Mikami, H. Tanaka, H. Kishi, S. Yoshida, K. Toyota
Heterocycles, 2018, 96(9) 1529.

DOI: 10.3987/COM-18-13937

  • Tohoku University
  • Graduate School of Science and Faculty of Science Tohoku University
  • Research and Analytical Center for Giant Molecules
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