Palladium-catalyzed direct CH bond arylation of simple arenes with aryltrimethylsilanes

Kenji Funaki, Hiroshi Kawai, Tetsuo Sato, Shuichi Oi

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Direct CH bond arylation of arenes with aryltrimethylsilanes catalyzed by PdCl2 in the presence of CuCl2 as an oxidant has been developed. In addition to the role as the oxidant, CuCl2 is found to be necessary for the selective crosscoupling reaction.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1050-1052
Number of pages3
JournalChemistry Letters
Issue number9
Publication statusPublished - 2011

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