Conversion of aromatic aldehydes to gem-dichlorides using boron trichloride. A new highly efficient method for preparing dichloroarylmethanes

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Abstract

The chlorination of aromatic aldehydes with boron trichloride in hexane under reflux conditions produces the corresponding dichloromethyl derivatives in excellent yields. (C) 2000 Elsevier Science Ltd.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)579-581
Number of pages3
JournalTetrahedron Letters
Volume41
Issue number5
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 29 2000

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Gems
Chlorination
Halogenation
Hexanes
Aldehydes
Derivatives
boron trichloride

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  • Biochemistry
  • Drug Discovery
  • Organic Chemistry

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