Synthesis of Benzyloxybromobenzonitriles

Mohamed A. Ismail, Mariappan Anbazhagan, Chad E. Stephens, David W. Boykin

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The synthesis of four new benzyloxybromobenzonitriles including: 2-benzyloxy-4-bromobenzonitrile (3), 3-benzyloxy-4-bromobenzonitrile (7), 5-benzyloxy-2-bromobenzonitrile (11) and 3-benzyloxy-2-bromobenzonitrile (12) is reported.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)751-758
Number of pages8
JournalSynthetic Communications
Issue number5
StatePublished - 2004
Externally publishedYes


  • Aromatic bromination
  • Benzylation
  • Benzyloxybromobenzonitriles
  • NOE
  • Nucleophilic displacement

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Organic Chemistry

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