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Versatile Suzuki-Miyaura Coupling Reaction Using Diphenylvinylphosphine Ligands

Ken Suzuki*, Arnaud Fontaine, Yoji Hori, Tohru Kobayashi

*Takasago International Corporation, Corporate Research & Development Division, 1-4-11 Nishi-yawata, Hiratsuka, Kanagawa 254-0073, Japan, Email:

K. Suzuki, A. Fontaine, Y. Hori, T. Kobayashi, Synlett, 2007, 3206-3207.

DOI: 10.1055/s-2007-992371


A catalytic amount of a complex of a diphenylvinylphosphine ligand and palladium efficiently mediates the reactions of a variety of aryl halides with arylboronic acids to afford the corresponding biphenyls in good to excellent yields.

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Key Words

cross-coupling, palladium, ligands, biaryls, halides, Suzuki Coupling

ID: J60-Y2007-4160