Synlett 2010(19): 2953-2955  
DOI: 10.1055/s-0030-1259025
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2,2′,6-Tribromobiphenyl via Transition-Metal-Free ARYNE Coupling: A Valuable Tool in the Synthesis of Biphenyls

Laurence Bonnafoux, Françoise Colobert, Frédéric R. Leroux*
CNRS/Université de Strasbourg (ECPM), Laboratoire de Stéréochimie (UMR CNRS 7509), 67087 Strasbourg Cedex 2, France
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Publication History

Received 27 August 2010
Publication Date:
03 November 2010 (online)

Abstract

We report a high yielding synthesis of 2,2′,6-tribromobiphenyl (TBBP) via aryne coupling, and we discuss the fundamental influence of the reaction conditions.

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