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Air-Stable Secondary Phosphine Oxide or Chloride (Pre)Ligands for Cross-Couplings of Unactivated Alkyl Chlorides

Lutz Ackermann*, Anant R. Kapdi and Carola Schulzke

*Institut für Organische und Biomolekulare Chemie and Institut für Anorganische Chemie, Georg-August-Universitaet, Tammannstrasse 2, 37077 Goettingen, Germany, Email:

L. Ackermann, A. R. Kapdi, C. Schulzke, Org. Lett., 2010, 12, 2298-2301.

DOI: 10.1021/ol100658y

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Palladium complexes derived from air-stable secondary phosphine oxides or chlorides enabled challenging Kumada-Corriu cross-couplings of unactivated alkyl chlorides bearing β-hydrogens and proved applicable to transformations of alkyl-substituted organometallics.

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Key Words

Kumada Coupling, Negishi Coupling, Arenes

ID: J54-Y2010-1430