Russian Journal of Organic Chemistry

, Volume 48, Issue 4, pp 519–522 | Cite as

Convenient synthesis of α-bromo ketones by the Meerwein reaction

  • Yu. V. Ostapiuk
  • V. S. Matiichuk
  • N. I. Pidlypnyi
  • N. D. ObushakEmail author


A simple and convenient procedure was proposed for the synthesis of 4-aryl-3-bromobutan-2-ones from methyl vinyl ketone and arenediazonium bromides under Meerwein reaction conditions.


Reaction Temperature Aromatic Amine Sodium Nitrite Diazonium Salt Benzenesulfonamide 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Yu. V. Ostapiuk
    • 1
  • V. S. Matiichuk
    • 1
  • N. I. Pidlypnyi
    • 1
  • N. D. Obushak
    • 1
    Email author
  1. 1.Ivan Franko National University of LvivLvivUkraine

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