Electron transfer-induced reduction of organic halides with amines

Takahide Fukuyama, Yuki Fujita, Hayato Miyoshi, Ilhyong Ryu*, Shih Chieh Kao, Yen-Ku Wu

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Reduction of a variety of organo halides was examined by using amines as a sacrificial hydrogen source. UV light-induced reduction of vinyl and aryl halides with triethylamine proceeded smoothly to give the corresponding reduced products. High temperature heating also caused the reduction and DABCO (1,4-diazabicyclo[2.2.2]octane) also served as a good reducing reagent.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)5582-5585
Number of pages4
JournalChemical Communications
Issue number44
StatePublished - 3 May 2018

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