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Preparation of Ethyl 2-Aryl 2,3-Alkadienoates via Palladium-Catalyzed Selective Cross-Coupling Reactions

Phil Ho Lee*, Juntae Mo, Dongjin Kang, Dahan Eom, Chansoo Park, Chang-Hee Lee, Young Mee Jung and Hyonseok Hwang

*Department of Chemistry, National Research Laboratory for Catalytic Organic Reactions and Institute for Molecular Science and Fusion Technology, Kangwon National University, Chuncheon 200-701, Republic of Korea, Email:

P. H. Lee, J. Mo, D. Kang, D. Eom, C. Park, C.-H. Lee, Y M. Jung, H. Hwang, J. Org. Chem., 2011, 76, 312-315.

DOI: 10.1021/jo1020085 (free Supporting Information)

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Pd-catalyzed cross-coupling reactions of electron-rich and electron-poor aryl iodides with organoindium reagents generated in situ from indium and ethyl 4-bromo-2-alkynoates produced selectively ethyl 2-aryl-2,3-alkadienoates in good yield.

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Key Words

Allenes, Indium

ID: J42-Y2011-0010