Next Article in Journal
A Chalcone Glycoside from the Fruits of Sorbus commixta Hedl.
Next Article in Special Issue
Remarkable Iodine-Catalyzed Synthesis of Novel Pyrrole- Bearing N-Polyaromatic β-Lactams
Previous Article in Journal
Protecting-Group-Free Synthesis of 2-Deoxy-Aza-Sugars
Previous Article in Special Issue
Molecular Iodine-Mediated Cyclization of Tethered Heteroatom-Containing Alkenyl or Alkynyl Systems
Molecules 2009, 14(12), 5308-5322; doi:10.3390/molecules14125308
Review

Molecular Iodine—An Expedient Reagent for Oxidative Aromatization Reactions of α,β-Unsaturated Cyclic Compounds

Received: 26 November 2009 / Revised: 9 December 2009 / Accepted: 15 December 2009 / Published: 16 December 2009
(This article belongs to the Special Issue Organic Iodine Chemistry)
Download PDF [358 KB, uploaded 18 June 2014]

Abstract

Prompted by the scant attention paid by published literature reviews to the applications of molecular iodine in oxidative aromatization reactions, we decided to review methods developed to-date involving iodine as an oxidant to promote aromatization of α,β-unsaturated cyclic compounds.
Keywords: iodine; oxidative aromatization; α,β-unsaturated cyclic compounds iodine; oxidative aromatization; α,β-unsaturated cyclic compounds
This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

Share & Cite This Article

Further Mendeley | CiteULike
Export to BibTeX |
EndNote
MDPI and ACS Style

Mphahlele, M.J. Molecular Iodine—An Expedient Reagent for Oxidative Aromatization Reactions of α,β-Unsaturated Cyclic Compounds. Molecules 2009, 14, 5308-5322.

View more citation formats

Related Articles

Article Metrics

For more information on the journal, click here

Comments

Cited By

[Return to top]
Molecules EISSN 1420-3049 Published by MDPI AG, Basel, Switzerland RSS E-Mail Table of Contents Alert