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Cross-Coupling of Aryltrimethylammonium Iodides with Arylzinc Reagents Catalyzed by Amido Pincer Nickel Complexes

Xue-Qi Zhang and Zhong-Xia Wang*

*CAS Key Laboratory of Soft Matter Chemistry and Department of Chemistry, University of Science and Technology of China, Hefei, Anhui 230026, People's Republic of China, Email:

X.-Q. Zhang, Z.-X. Wang, J. Org. Chem., 2012, 77, 3658-3663.

DOI: 10.1021/jo300209d


The cross-coupling reaction of aryltrimethylammonium iodides with aryl- or heteroarylzinc chlorides is catalyzed by low loadings of amido pincer nickel complexes and displays broad substrate scope.

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Key Words

Biaryls, Negishi Coupling

ID: J42-Y2012-1020