Amination of 3‑Substituted Benzofuran-2(3H)‑ones Triggered by Single-Electron Transfer
journal contributionposted on 25.02.2016 by Chen Yang, Yang Liu, Jin-Dong Yang, Yi-He Li, Xin Li, Jin-Pei Cheng
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An efficient amination reaction of 3-substituted benzofuran-2(3H)-ones promoted by cesium carbonate was developed. A putative mechanism involving a single-electron-transfer event was proposed, which represents a new reactivity for benzofuran-2(3H)-ones.