2-Bromo-3-bromomethylpyridine was obtained by reaction of the 2-bromo-3-hydroxymethylpyridine with PBr3 in dichloromethane. Reactant in the synthesis of 3-[2-bromophenyl(or pyridyl)methoxymethyl]benzo[4,5]imidazo[2,1-b]thiazoles.
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