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Carbon-Sulfur Bond Formation Catalyzed by [Pd(IPr*OMe)(cin)Cl] (cin = cinnamyl)

Gulluzar Bastug and Steven P. Nolan*

*EaStCHEM School of Chemistry, University of St. Andrews, St. Andrews, Fife KY16 9ST, U.K., Email:

G. Bastug, S. P. Nolan, J. Org. Chem., 2013, 78, 9303-9308.

DOI: 10.1021/jo401492n


The well-defined palladium N-heterocyclic carbene (NHC) complex [Pd(IPr*OMe)(cin)(Cl)] provides high catalytic activity for carbon-sulfur cross-coupling reactions of nonactivated and deactivated aryl halides with a large variety of aryl- and alkylthiols.

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Key Words

aryl sulfides

ID: J42-Y2013