Hydroxyphosphine Ligand for Nickel-Catalyzed Cross-Coupling through Nickel/Magnesium Bimetallic Cooperation
Naohiko Yoshikai, Hirokazu Matsuda and Eiichi Nakamura*
*Department of Chemistry, The University of Tokyo, Bunkyo-ku, Tokyo 113-0033, Japan, Email: nakamurachem.s.u-tokyo.ac.jp
N. Yoshikai, H. Matsuda, E. Nakamura, J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2009, 131, 9590-9599.
DOI: 10.1021/ja903091g (free Supporting Information)
Hydroxyphosphine ligands (PO ligands) significantly accelerate nickel-catalyzed cross-coupling reactions of Grignard reagents with unreactive aryl electrophiles such as fluorides, chlorides, carbamates and phosphates to give the corresponding cross-coupling products in good to excellent yields.
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