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Palladium-Catalyzed Coupling of Allylboronic Acids with Iodobenzenes. Selective Formation of the Branched Allylic Product in the Absence of Directing Groups

Sara Sebelius, Vilhelm J. Olsson, Olov A. Wallner and Kálmán J. Szabó*

*Department of Organic Chemistry, Stockholm University, SE-106 91 Stockholm, Sweden, Email:

S. Sebelius, V. J. Olsson, O. A. Wallner, K J. Szabó, J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2006, 128, 8150-8151.

DOI: 10.1021/ja062585o (free Supporting Information)


Palladium-catalyzed coupling reactions of functionalized allylboronic acids with various iodobenzenes under standard Suzuki-Miyaura coupling conditions afforded selectively the branched allylic products in high to excellent yields.

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Key Words

Allylboronic Acids, Allylic Substitution

ID: J48-Y2006-2150