Published In

Chemistry - A European Journal

Document Type

Post-Print

Publication Date

8-2017

Subjects

Iodine, Catalysis, Chemical bonds

Abstract

Aromatic rings are found in a wide variety of products, including pharmaceuticals, agrochemicals, and functional materials. Diaryliodonium salts are novel reagents used to transfer aryl groups under both metal-free and metal-catalyzed reactions and thereby synthesize arene-containing compounds. This review focuses on recent studies in selective aryl transfer reactions from unsymmetrical diaryliodonium salts under metal-free conditions. Reactions reported from 2008 to 2017, which represents a period of significant growth in diaryliodonium salt chemistry, are presented and organized by the type of reactive intermediate formed in the reaction. Specifically, reactions involving λ3-iodane, λ3-iodane radical anions, aryl radicals, and arynes are discussed. Chemoselectivity trends in aryl transfer are compared and contrasted across reaction intermediates and translation to potential auxiliaries are posited.

Description

This is the peer reviewed version of an article which will be published in final form at https://doi.org/10.1002/chem.201702732. This article may be used for non-commercial purposes in accordance with Wiley Terms and Conditions for Self-Archiving.

DOI

10.1002/chem.201702732

Persistent Identifier

http://archives.pdx.edu/ds/psu/21081

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