2,9-Dibromo-1,10-phenanthroline CAS: 39069-02-8 is an attractive starting material to construct highly functionalized molecules carrying the phenanthroline unit. It coud be used as C2-symmetric bidentate ligand for metal complexes in catalytic reactions andcombinatorial chemistry.
2,9-Dibromo-1,10-phenanthroline CAS: 39069-02-8 is synthesized by bromination of 4,7-dihydroxy-1,10-phenanthroline CAS: 3922-40-5, which is an off-white powder with good solubility in most of organic solvents. There are several other names, e.g. 1,10-Phenanthroline, 2,9-dibromo; 2,9-dibromo-o-phenanthroline; 2,9-dibromophenathroline；2,9-dibromo-1,10-diazaphenanthrene；2,9-Dibrom-1,10-phenanthrolin；2,9-Dibromo-1,10-phénanthroline.