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Elemental Sulfur Mediated Decarboxylative Redox Cyclization Reaction of o‑Chloronitroarenes and Arylacetic Acids

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posted on 2015-02-20, 00:00 authored by Tirumaleswararao Guntreddi, Rajeshwer Vanjari, Krishna Nand Singh
A decarboxylative redox cyclization strategy has been developed for the synthesis of 2-substituted benzothiazoles by the reaction of o-chloronitroarenes and arylacetic acids in the presence of elemental sulfur/N-methylmorpholine under metal- and solvent-free conditions.