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Cross-Coupling of ArX with ArMgBr Catalyzed by N-Heterocyclic Carbene-Based Nickel Complexes

Wang-Jun Guo 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:

W.-J. Guo, Z.-X. Wang, J. Org. Chem., 2013, 78, 1054-1061.

DOI: 10.1021/jo302425x


N-Heterocyclic carbene-based pincer nickel complexes efficiently catalyze cross-coupling of aryl Grignard reagents with aryl chlorides or fluorides under mild conditions.

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Key Words

Kumada Coupling, Biaryls

ID: J42-Y2013-0270