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Anionic Four-Electron Donor-Based Palladacycles as Catalysts for Addition Reactions of Arylboronic Acids with α,β-Unsaturated Ketones, Aldehydes, and α-Ketoesters

Ping He, Yong Lu, Cheng-Guo Dong and Qiao-Sheng Hu*

*Department of Chemistry, College of Staten Island and the Graduate Center of the City University of New York, Staten Island, New York 10314, Email:

P. He, Y. Lu, C.-G. Dong, Q.-S. Hu, Org. Lett., 2007, 9, 343-346.

DOI: 10.1021/ol062814b


Anionic four-electron donor-based palladacycles were highly efficient, practical catalysts for 1,4-additions of arylboronic acids with α,β-unsaturated ketones and 1,2-additions of arylboronic acids with aldehydes and α-ketoesters.

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Key Words

1,4-addition, 1,2-addition

ID: J54-Y2007-0200