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Direct fluorination of carcinogenic polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons. 6-Fluorobenzo[a]pyrene

  • I. Agranat
  • M. Rabinovitz
  • H. Selig
  • C. -H. Lin


Xenon difluoride reacts with benzo[a]pyrene (BaP) in dichloromethane solution in an open system to give 6-fluorobenzo[a]pyrene. This method constitutes a direct route to fluorine substituted carcinogenic polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons.


Hydrocarbon Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbon Open System Dichloromethane Pyrene 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • I. Agranat
    • 1
  • M. Rabinovitz
    • 1
  • H. Selig
    • 1
  • C. -H. Lin
    • 1
  1. 1.Institute of ChemistryThe Hebrew University of JerusalemJerusalem(Israel)

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