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Pd(N,N-Dimethyl β-alaninate)2 as a High-Turnover-Number, Phosphine-Free Catalyst for the Suzuki Reaction

Xin Cui, Tian Qin, Jia-Rui Wang, Lei Liu*, Qing-Xiang Guo*

*Department of Chemistry, University of Science and Technology of China, Hefei 230026, P. R. of China, Email:,

X. Cui, T. Qin, J.-R. Wang, L. Liu, Q.-X. Guo, Synthesis, 2007, 393-399.

DOI: 10.1055/s-2007-965883


A novel crystalline, air- and moisture-stable Pd salt, Pd(N,N-dimethyl β-alaninate)2 constitutes a low-priced, phosphine-free, high-turnover-number catalyst for the Suzuki reactions of various aryl bromides and iodides under mild and simple reaction conditions.

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Key Words

palladium, Suzuki coupling, phosphine-free ligand, high-turnover-number catalyst

ID: J66-Y2007-0370