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Molecules 2013, 18(1), 398-407; doi:10.3390/molecules18010398

Efficient Indium-Mediated Dehalogenation of Aromatics in Ionic Liquid Media

Facultad de Química, Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile, Vicuña Mackenna 4860, Macul 78204336, Región Metropolitana, Santiago, Chile
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Received: 21 November 2012 / Revised: 10 December 2012 / Accepted: 24 December 2012 / Published: 28 December 2012
(This article belongs to the Section Organic Synthesis)
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An efficient indium-mediated dehalogenation reaction of haloaromatics and haloheteroaromatics in ionic liquids has been studied. This method is simple and effective in the presence of [bmim]Br. Furthermore, this methodology is environmentally friendly compared with conventional ones.
Keywords: indium; ionic liquids; dehalogenation; carbene complexes; reduction indium; ionic liquids; dehalogenation; carbene complexes; reduction
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Cañete, Á.F.; Salas, C.O.; Zacconi, F.C. Efficient Indium-Mediated Dehalogenation of Aromatics in Ionic Liquid Media. Molecules 2013, 18, 398-407.

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