Palladium-Catalyzed Synthesis of 2-Aminobenzothiazoles through Tandem ReactionWe thank the following for financial support: The National Natural Science Foundation of China (21302150, 11405050), Hubei Provincial Department of Education (D20131501), Scientific Research Foundation for the Returned Overseas Chinese Scholars, State Education Ministry 1707, President Foundation of Wuhan Institute of Technology (2014038), the Foundation of Chutian Distinguished Fellow from Hubei Provincial Department of Education, and the Foundation of High-End Talent Cultivation Program from Wuhan Institute of Technology.
Received: 18 March 2017
Accepted after revision: 24 April 2017
24 May 2017 (eFirst)
A variety of 2-aminobenzothiazoles were synthesized by using 2-chloroanilines and dithiocarbamates through a tandem approach in the presence of Pd(PPh3)4 and t-BuOK. The facile and efficient protocol enabled the reaction to proceed at a good rate with excellent yields.