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Palladium-Catalyzed Carbonylative Synthesis of Benzoxazinones from N-(o-Bromoaryl)amides Using Paraformaldehyde as the Carbonyl Source

Wanfang Li and Xiao-Feng Wu*

*Leibniz-Institut für Katalyse e.V. an der Universität Rostock, Albert-Einstein-Strasse 29a, 18059 Rostock, Germany, Email:

W. Li, X.-F. Wu, J. Org. Chem., 2014, 79, 10410-10416.

DOI: 10.1021/jo5020118 (free Supporting Information)


A series of substituted benzoxazinones were synthesized from N-(o-bromoaryl)amides by palladium-catalyzed carbonylation with paraformaldehyde as the carbonyl source, which is inexpensive, stable, and easy to use.

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