Microwave-Enhanced Palladium-Catalyzed Cross-Coupling Reactions of Potassium Vinyltrifluoroborates and Allyl Acetates: A New Route to 1,4-Pentadienes
George W. Kabalka* and Mohammad Al-Masum
*Departments of Chemistry and Radiology, The University of Tennessee, Knoxville, Tennessee 37996-1600, and Department of Chemistry, Tennessee State University, Nashville, Tennessee 37209, Email: kabalkautk.edu
G. W. Kabalka, M. Al-Masum, Org. Lett., 2006, 8, 11-13.
DOI: 10.1021/ol051955v (free Supporting Information)
A microwave synthesis of 1,4-pentadienes has been developed involving the palladium-catalyzed cross-coupling of potassium vinyltrifluoroborates with allyl acetates.
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