Synthesis 2013; 45(4): 501-506
DOI: 10.1055/s-0032-1317957
© Georg Thieme Verlag Stuttgart · New York

Copper-Catalyzed Synthesis of 2-Arylbenzoxazoles in Tetrabutylammonium Bromide

Md Ashif Ali, Mamta Suri, Tharmalingam Punniyamurthy*
  • Department of Chemistry, Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati, Guwahati 781039, India   Fax: +91(361)2690762   Email:
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Publication History

Received: 16 October 2012

Accepted after revision: 07 December 2012

Publication Date:
10 January 2013 (eFirst)


Copper-catalyzed synthesis of 2-arylbenzoxazoles from 1-bromo-2-iodobenzenes and benzamides in tetrabutylammonium bromide is described.

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