1,2-Eliminations in a novel reductive coupling of nitroarenes to give azoxy arenes by sodium bis(trimethylsilyl)amide

Ru Hwu Jih, Asish R. Das, Wei Yang Chia, Jiann Jyh Huang, Ming Hua Hsu

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(Chemical Equation Presented) Symmetric azoxy arenes were successfully prepared in one step from 2 equiv of the corresponding nitroarenes by use of sodium bis-(trimethylsilyl)amide as the deoxygenating agents in THF at 150°C in a sealed tube.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)3211-3214
Number of pages4
JournalOrganic Letters
Issue number15
Publication statusPublished - 2005 Jul 21


All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Biochemistry
  • Physical and Theoretical Chemistry
  • Organic Chemistry

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