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Trifunctional N,N,O-Terdentate Amido/Pyridyl Carboxylate Ligated Pd(II) Complexes for Heck and Suzuki Reactions

M. Lakshmi Kantam*, P. Srinivas, Jagjit Yadav, Pravin R. Likhar* and Suresh Bhargava

*Inorganic and Physical Chemistry Division, Indian Institute of Chemical Technology, Hyderabad-500 607, India, Email:,

M. L. Kantam, P. Srinivas, J. Yadav, P. R. Likhar, S. Bhargava, J. Org. Chem., 2009, 74, 4882-4885.

DOI: 10.1021/jo900361c

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Trifunctional N,N,O-terdentate amido/pyridyl carboxylate Pd(II) complexes were highly active and stable phosphine-free catalysts for Heck and room-temperature Suzuki reactions with high turnover numbers.

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Key Words

Heck Reaction

ID: J42-Y2009-2010