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Organic Chemistry , 5 th Edition L. G. Wade, Jr. Chapter 17 Reactions of Aromatic Compounds. Jo Blackburn Richland College, Dallas, TX Dallas County Community College District ã 2003, Prentice Hall. Part 1 - Electrophilic Aromatic Substitution.

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chapter 17 reactions of aromatic compounds

Organic Chemistry, 5th EditionL. G. Wade, Jr.

Chapter 17Reactions of Aromatic Compounds

Jo Blackburn

Richland College, Dallas, TX

Dallas County Community College District

ã 2003,Prentice Hall

part 1 electrophilic aromatic substitution
Part 1 - Electrophilic Aromatic Substitution

Electrophile substitutes for a hydrogen on the benzene ring.

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mechanism
Mechanism

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Energy Diagramfor aromatic electrophilic addition

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Reactions

  • Nitration HNO3 and H2SO4
  • Bromination Br2 and FeBr3
  • Chlorination Cl2 and AlCl3
  • Iodination I2 and HNO3
  • Sulfonation SO3 (fuming sulfuric acid)
  • Alkylation R-Cl and AlCl3
  • Acylation RCOCl and AlCl3

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nitration of benzene
Nitration of Benzene

Use sulfuric acid with nitric acid to form the nitronium ion electrophile.

NO2+ then forms a

sigma complex with

benzene

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nitration of toluene
Nitration of Toluene
  • Toluene reacts 25 times faster than benzene. The methyl group is an activator.
  • The product mix contains mostly ortho and para substituted molecules so methyl group is ortho, para directing.

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sigma complex
Sigma Complex

Intermediate is more stable if nitration occurs at the orthoor para position.

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energy diagram
Energy Diagram

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activating o p directing substituents
Activating, O-, P-Directing Substituents
  • Alkyl groups stabilize the sigma complex by induction, donating electron density through the sigma bond.
  • Other kinds of groups with a lone pair of electrons stabilize the sigma complex by resonance.

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the amino group
The Amino Group

Aniline reacts with bromine water (without a catalyst) to yield the tribromide. Sodium bicarbonate is added to neutralize the HBr that’s also formed.

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deactivating meta directing substituents
Deactivating Meta-Directing Substituents
  • Electrophilic substitution reactions for nitrobenzene are 100,000 times slower than for benzene.
  • The product mix contains mostly the meta isomer, only small amounts of the orthoand para isomers.
  • Meta-directors deactivate all positions on the ring, but the meta position is less deactivated.

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energy diagram17
Energy Diagram

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structure of meta directing deactivators
Structure of Meta-Directing Deactivators
  • The atom attached to the aromatic ring will have a partial positive charge.
  • Electron density is withdrawn inductively along the sigma bond, so the ring is less electron-rich than benzene.

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multiple substituents
Multiple Substituents

The most strongly activating substituent will determine the position of the next substitution. May have mixtures.

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bromination of benzene
Bromination of Benzene
  • Requires a stronger electrophile than Br2.
  • Use a strong Lewis acid catalyst, FeBr3.

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chlorination and iodination
Chlorination and Iodination
  • Chlorination uses AlCl3 as the Lewis acid catalyst.
  • Iodination requires an acidic oxidizing agent, like nitric acid, which oxidizes the iodine to an iodonium ion.

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halobenzenes
Halobenzenes
  • Halogens are deactivating toward electrophilic substitution, but are ortho, para-directing!
  • Since halogens are very electronegative, they withdraw electron density from the ring inductively along the sigma bond.
  • But halogens have lone pairs of electrons that can stabilize the sigma complex by resonance.

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sigma complex for bromobenzene

Ortho and para attacks produce a bromonium ionand other resonance structures.

No bromonium ion possible with meta attack.

Sigma Complexfor Bromobenzene

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energy diagram27
Energy Diagram

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sulfonation
Sulfonation

Sulfur trioxide, SO3, in fuming sulfuric acid is the electrophile.

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desulfonation

Benzene-d6

Desulfonation
  • All steps are reversible, so sulfonic acid group can be removed by heating in dilute sulfuric acid.
  • This process is used to place deuterium in place of hydrogen on benzene ring.

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limitations of friedel crafts
Limitations ofFriedel-Crafts
  • Reaction fails if benzene has a substituent that is more deactivating than halogen.
  • Carbocations rearrange. Reaction of benzene with n-propyl chloride and AlCl3 produces isopropylbenzene.
  • The alkylbenzene product is more reactive than benzene, so polyalkylation occurs.

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gatterman koch formylation
Gatterman-KochFormylation
  • Formyl chloride is unstable. Use a high pressure mixture of CO, HCl, and catalyst.
  • Product is benzaldehyde.

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clemmensen reduction
Clemmensen Reduction

Acylbenzenes can be converted to alkylbenzenes by treatment with aqueous HCl and amalgamated zinc.

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part 2 nucleophilic aromatic substitution
Part 2- NucleophilicAromatic Substitution
  • A nucleophile replaces a leaving group on the aromatic ring.
  • Electron-withdrawing substituents activate the ring for nucleophilic substitution.

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benzyne mechanism
Benzyne Mechanism
  • Reactant is halobenzene with no electron-withdrawing groups on the ring.
  • Use a very strong base like NaNH2.

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part 3 addition reactions chlorination of benzene
Part 3- Addition ReactionsChlorination of Benzene
  • Addition to the benzene ring may occur with high heat and pressure (or light).
  • The first Cl2 addition is difficult, but the next 2 moles add rapidly.
  • The product, benzene hexachloride, is an insecticide.

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catalytic hydrogenation
Catalytic Hydrogenation
  • Elevated heat and pressure is required.
  • Possible catalysts: Pt, Pd, Ni, Ru, Rh.
  • Reduction cannot be stopped at an intermediate stage.

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part 4 side chain reactions birch reduction regiospecific
Part 4 – Side Chain ReactionsBirch Reduction: Regiospecific
  • A carbon with an e--withdrawing group
  • is reduced.
  • A carbon with an e--releasing group
  • is not reduced.

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birch mechanism
Birch Mechanism

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side chain oxidation
Side-Chain Oxidation

Alkylbenzenes are oxidized to benzoic acid by hot KMnO4 or Na2Cr2O7/H2SO4.

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side chain halogenation
Side-Chain Halogenation
  • Benzylic position is the most reactive.
  • Chlorination is not as selective as bromination, results in mixtures.
  • Br2 reacts only at the benzylic position.

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s n 1 reactions
SN1 Reactions
  • Benzylic carbocations are resonance-stabilized, easily formed.
  • Benzyl halides undergo SN1 reactions.

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s n 2 reactions
SN2 Reactions
  • Benzylic halides are 100 times more reactive than primary halides via SN2.
  • Transition state is stabilized by ring.

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part 5 reactions of phenols
Part 5 - Reactions of Phenols
  • Some reactions like aliphatic alcohols:
    • phenol + carboxylic acid  ester
    • phenol + aq. NaOH  phenoxide ion
  • Oxidation to quinones: 1,4-diketones.

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quinones
Quinones
  • Hydroquinone is used as a developer for film. It reacts with light-sensitized AgBr grains, converting it to black Ag.
  • Coenzyme Q is an oxidizing agent found in the mitochondria of cells.

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electrophilic substitution of phenols
ElectrophilicSubstitution of Phenols
  • Phenols and phenoxides are highly reactive.
  • Only a weak catalyst (HF) required for Friedel-Crafts reaction.
  • Tribromination occurs without catalyst.
  • Even reacts with CO2.

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