KBrO3-Na2S2O4 in CH2Cl2-H2O or PhCF3-H2O biphasic solvent systems was applied to the bromination of several monosaccharide derivatives having capto-datively substituted reaction centres. With less reactive compounds neat PhCF3 was shown to be a suitable substitute of the health and environmentally hazardous carbon tetrachloride.
- Radicals and radical reactions
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Drug Discovery
- Organic Chemistry