Chemoselective Nucleophilic Arylation and Single-Step Oxidative Esterification of Aldehydes Using Siloxanes and a Palladium-Phosphinous Acid as a Reaction Switch
Rachel Lerebours and Christian Wolf*
*Department of Chemistry, Georgetown University, Washington, D.C. 20057, Email: cw27georgetown.edu
R. Lerebours, C. Wolf, J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2006, 128, 13052-13053.
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Aldehydes and siloxanes form methyl esters in a single step through mild oxidative esterification in the presence of a palladium catalyst or, alternatively, afford secondary alcohols via TBAF-promoted arylation in the absence of a catalyst at increased temperatures.
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Oxidative Esterification, 1,2-Addition, Microwave Synthesis