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Sep 26, 2020
恭喜邓志杰博士的研究成果被nature communications接收
Selective C-H trifluoromethoxylation of (hetero) arenes as limiting reagent 
https://doi.org/10.1038/s41467-020-16451-x 
Abstract
Methods for direct C-H trifluoromethoxylation of arenes and heteroarenes are rare, despite the importance of trifluoromethoxylated compounds for pharmaceuticals, agrochemicals, and material sciences. Especially selective C-H trifluoromethoxylation of pyridines remains a formidable challenge. Here we show a general late-stage C-H trifluoromethoxylation of arenes and heteroarenes as limiting reagent with trifluoromethoxide anion. The reaction is mediated by silver salts under mild reaction conditions, exhibiting broad substrate scope and wide functional-group compatibility. In addition, ortho-position selective C-H trifluoromethoxylation of pyridines is observed. The method is not only applicable to the gram-scale synthesis of trifluoromethoxylated products but also allows efficient late-stage C-H trifluoromethoxylation of marketed small-molecule drugs, common pharmacophores and natural products.