An unusual reaction of azide with nitroolefins

Shmaryahu Hoz, Dov Speizman

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The reaction of sodium azide in DMSO with 9-dinitromethylenefluorene (DNF) and 9-bromonitromethylenefluorene (BNF) results in the formation of N-cyano-9-iminofluorene (2). The overall reaction time is two minutes at room temperature.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)4855-4856
Number of pages2
JournalTetrahedron Letters
Issue number50
StatePublished - 1979


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