Copper-Catalyzed Aerobic Oxidative Dehydrogenative Coupling of Anilines Leading to Aromatic Azo Compounds using Dioxygen as an Oxidant

Authors

  • Chun Zhang,

    1. State Key Laboratory of Natural and Biomimetic Drugs, School of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Peking University, Xue Yuan Rd. 38, Beijing 100191 (China), Fax: (+86) 10-8280-5297
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  • Ning Jiao Dr.

    1. State Key Laboratory of Natural and Biomimetic Drugs, School of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Peking University, Xue Yuan Rd. 38, Beijing 100191 (China), Fax: (+86) 10-8280-5297
    2. Shanghai Key Laboratory of Green Chemistry and Chemical Processes, Department of Chemistry, East China Normal University, Shanghai 200062 (China)
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  • Financial support from Peking University, the National Science Foundation of China (Nos. 20702002, 20872003), and the National Basic Research Program of China (973 Program; Grant No. 2009CB825300) are greatly appreciated. We thank Chong Qin in this group for reproducing the results of 2 ii, 2 ah, and 2 lb.

Abstract

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Luft ist nicht nur zum Atmen da …: Der Syntheseansatz im Titel liefert symmetrische und unsymmetrische aromatische Azoverbindungen unter milden Bedingungen und hat H2O als einziges Beiprodukt, ist somit nicht nur leicht ausführbar, sondern auch umweltverträglich.

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