Ruthenium-Catalyzed Ortho-Alkenylation of Aromatic Ketones with Alkenes by C-H Bond Activation
Kishor Padala and Masilamani Jeganmohan*
*Department of Chemistry, Indian Institute of Science Education and Research, Pune 411021, India, Email: mjeganmohaniiserpune.ac.in
K. Padala, M. Jeganmohan, Org. Lett., 2011, 13, 6144-6147.
DOI: 10.1021/ol202580e (free Supporting Information)
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A ruthenium-catalyzed chelation-assisted C-H bond activation of aromatic ketones followed by reaction with olefins provides Heck-type products in good to excellent yields with a high regio- and stereoselective manner.
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