Natarajan P1, Chaudhary R1, Venugopalan P1.
J Org Chem. 2015 Nov 6;80(21):10498-504. doi: 10.1021/acs.joc.5b02133. Epub 2015 Oct 20.A novel and efficient method for the regioselective nitration of a series of aliphatic and aromatic carboxylic acids to their corresponding nitro compounds using nitronium tetrafluoroborate and silver carbonate in dimethylacetamide has been described. This transformation is believed to proceed via the alkyl-silver or aryl-silver intermediate, which subsequently reacts with the nitronium ion to form nitro substances. Read More