A new synthesis of pyridinyl trifluoromethanesulfonates via one-pot diazotization of aminopyridines in the presence of trifluoromethanesulfonic acid

Elena A. Krasnokutskaya, Assiya Zh Kassanova, Makpal T. Estaeva, Victor D. Filimonov

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The first method for the direct one-pot transformation of aminopyridines into pyridinyl trifluoromethanesulfonates is developed. The procedure involves diazotization of aminopyridines with sodium nitrite in a DMSO paste in the presence of trifluoromethanesulfonic acid.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)3771-3773
Number of pages3
JournalTetrahedron Letters
Issue number28
Publication statusPublished - 9 Jul 2014



  • Aminopyridines
  • Diazotization
  • Trifluoromethanesulfonic acid

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Biochemistry
  • Drug Discovery
  • Organic Chemistry

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