Synthesis 2014; 46(10): 1407-1412
DOI: 10.1055/s-0033-1370874
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© Georg Thieme Verlag Stuttgart · New York

Direct Transformation of Primary Nitro Compounds into Nitriles with Sodium­ Dithionite

Baris Temelli*
Hacettepe University, Department of Chemistry, 06800 Ankara, Turkey   Fax: +90(312)2992163   Email: [email protected]
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Canan Unaleroglu
Hacettepe University, Department of Chemistry, 06800 Ankara, Turkey   Fax: +90(312)2992163   Email: [email protected]
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Publication History

Received: 06 January 2014

Accepted after revision: 06 February 2014

Publication Date:
11 March 2014 (online)


Abstract

A new and practical direct transformation of primary nitro compounds into nitriles with sodium dithionite is described. The reaction is simple, convenient and eliminates the use of expensive and moisture-sensitive reagents.

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