The Mechanism of Titanium Complex-Catalyzed Reduction of Aryl Halides by Sodium Borohydride Is Strongly Solvent Dependent

Yumin Liu, Jeffrey Schwartz

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Abstract

The titanium complex-catalyzed reduction of aryl halides by sodium borohydride in dimethylacetamide (DMA) or ethers proceeds by electron transfer from a reduced titanium species, yielding an intermediate aryl radical.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)940-942
Number of pages3
JournalJournal of Organic Chemistry
Volume59
Issue number5
DOIs
StatePublished - Mar 1 1994

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Organic Chemistry

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