Direct synthesis of nitroaryl acetylenes from acetylenes and nitroarenes via oxidative nucleophilic substitution of hydrogen.

@article{Bujok2016DirectSO,
  title={Direct synthesis of nitroaryl acetylenes from acetylenes and nitroarenes via oxidative nucleophilic substitution of hydrogen.},
  author={Robert Bujok and Mieczysław Ma̧kosza},
  journal={Chemical communications},
  year={2016},
  volume={52 85},
  pages={12650-12652}
}
Acetylenic carbanions add to nitroarenes (dinitrobenzenes, nitropyridines, etc.) to form σH-adducts that are subsequently oxidized by DDQ according to the oxidative nucleophilic substitution of hydrogen (ONSH) pathway to give nitroaryl acetylenes.