6-Bromopyridine-2-carboxaldehyde is used in the study of a rhodium-catalyzed, reductive aldol coupling with divinyl ketones leading to syn ß-hydroxyenones. It is also used as a building block for Tris[(pyridyl)methyl]amine ligands.
Soo Bong Han.; Michael J Krische. Reductive aldol coupling of divinyl ketones via rhodium-catalyzed hydrogenation: syn-diastereoselective construction of beta-hydroxyenones. Organic Letters. 2006, 8 (24), 5657-5660.
Chao-Yu Wang, Yi-Hong Liu, Shei-Ming Peng, Shiuh-Tzung Liu. Rhodium(I) complexes containing a bulky pyridinyl N-heterocyclic carbene ligand: Preparation and reactivity. J. Org. ChemJournal of Organometallic Chemistry. 2006, 691 (19), 4012-4020.
Hazard Statements: H315-H319-H335
Causes skin irritation. Causes serious eye irritation. May cause respiratory irritation.
Precautionary Statements: P280g-P305+P351+P338
Wear protective gloves. IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do. Continue rinsing.