Cross-coupling Reaction of Allylic and Benzylic Carbonates with Organo[2-(hydroxymethyl)phenyl]dimethylsilanes
Yoshiaki Nakao, Shiro Ebata, Jinshui Chen, Hidekaz Imanaka, Tamejiro Hiyama*
*Department of Material Chemistry, Graduate School of Engineering, Kyoto University, Email: thiyamakc.chuo-u.ac.jp
Y. Nakao, S. Ebata, J. Chen, H. Imanaka, T. Hiyama, Chem. Lett., 2007, 606-607.
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A cross-coupling reaction of allylic and benzylic carbonates with organo[2-(hydroxymethyl)phenyl]dimethylsilanes proceeds in the presence of a palladium catalyst and in the absence of any activator. Various functional groups are tolerated to give a diverse range of 1,4-diene and diarylmethane products.
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