Heck Reaction of Baylis-Hillman Adducts with Iodobenzenes Using a Catalytic Amount of Pd/C under Solvent-Free Conditions
Hyun-Soo Kim, Sang-Jin Lee, Boram Choi, Cheol Min Yoon*
*Department of Advanced Material Chemistry, Korea University, Jochiwon, Choongnam 339-770, South Korea, Email: cmyoonkorea.ac.kr
H.-S. Kim, S.-J. Lee, B. Choi, C. M. Yoon, Synthesis, 2012, 44, 3161-3164.
Very efficient reactions of Baylis-Hillman adducts with iodobenzenes using commercially available palladium-on-carbon as a catalyst under solvent-free conditions afforded α-benzyl-β-keto esters in very good yields.
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