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A Triarylphosphine Ligand Bearing Dodeca(ethylene glycol) Chains: Enhanced Efficiency in the Palladium-Catalyzed Suzuki-Miyaura Coupling Reaction

Tetsuaki Fujihara, Shohei Yoshida, Jun Terao and Yasushi Tsuji*

*Department of Energy and Hydrocarbon Chemistry, Graduate School of Engineering, Kyoto University, Kyoto 615-8510, Japan, Email:

T. Fujihara, S. Yoshida, J. Terao, Y. Tsuji, Org. Lett., 2009, 11, 2121-2124.

DOI: 10.1021/ol900578g (free Supporting Information)


A new phosphine bearing dodeca(ethylene glycol) chains as a ligand allows a highly effective palladium-catalyzed Suzuki-Miyaura coupling reaction of unactivated aryl chlorides.

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Key Words

Suzuki Coupling, Biaryls

ID: J54-Y2009-1520