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Microwave-Assisted, Pd(0)-Catalyzed Cross-Coupling of Diazirines with Aryl Halides

Xia Zhao, Guojiao Wu, Chong Yan, Kui Lu, Hui Li, Yan Zhang and Jianbo Wang*

*Key Laboratory of Bioorganic Chemistry and Molecular Engineering of Ministry of Education, College of Chemistry, Peking University, Beijing 100871, China, Email:

H. Jiang, H. Huang, H. Cao, C. Qi, Org. Lett., 2010, 12, 5561-5563.

DOI: 10.1021/ol102434v (free Supporting Information)

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A Pd(0)-catalyzed cross-coupling reaction of diazirines with aryl halides under microwave irradiation affords substituted olefins in good yields via a migratory insertion of a Pd carbene intermediate.

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Key Words

Arylation, Microwave Synthesis

ID: J54-Y2010-3520