CAS No. : 3355-28-0
Synonym : 2-Butyne, 1-Bromo - 1-Bromobut-2-yne - 2-Butynyl Bromide - But-2-yn-1-yl Bromide
Molecular Formula : C4H5Br
Molecular weight : 132.99
Appearance : Clear, colourless to pale yellow liquid
GC Purity : 97.0% minimum
Note : Incompatible with strong oxidizing agents
1-Bromo-2-butyne is a key intermediate in the synthesis of linagliptin, a drug used in the treatment of diabetes. Also, axially chiral teranyl compounds can be prepared from 1-bromo-2-butyne. It is also utilized as a substrate for cycloaddition reactions to access cyclic ring compounds. Furthermore, 1-bromo-2-butyne allows access to a variety of alkynyl organometallic reagents.