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Method for halogenating or radiohalogenating a chemical compound

United States Patent

May 9, 2006
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A method for obtaining a halogenated organic compound, whereby an organotrifluoroborate compound is reacted with a halide ion in the presence of an oxidizing agent to produce the corresponding halogenated organic compound. The method may be used for producing radiohalogenated organic compounds.
Kabalka; George W. (Knoxville, TN)
University of Tennessee Research Foundation (Knoxville, TN)
11/ 174,797
July 5, 2005
This invention was developed in part by grants from the U.S. Department of Energy and the National Institutes of Health and the U.S. government may have certain rights in the invention.