Functionalized azobenzenes through cross-coupling with organotrifluoroborates

Jessica H. Harvey, Brandon K. Butler, Dirk Trauner

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The development of an azobenzene building block for Suzuki couplings and its application in the synthesis of photochromic agonists and antagonists is reported.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1661-1664
Number of pages4
JournalTetrahedron Letters
Issue number9
StatePublished - Feb 26 2007


  • Azobenzene
  • Cross-coupling
  • Trifluoroborate

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Biochemistry
  • Drug Discovery
  • Organic Chemistry

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