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Rhodium Catalyzed Arylation of Diazo Compounds with Aryl Boronic Acids

Jayanta Ghorai and Pazhamalai Anbarasan*

*Department of Chemistry, Indian Institute of Technology Madras, Chennai - 600036, India, Email:

J. Ghorai, P. Anbarasan, J. Org. Chem., 2015, 80, 3455-3461.

DOI: 10.1021/jo502922r (free Supporting Information)

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A general, chemoselective, and efficient synthesis of diarylacetate was accomplished through rhodium catalyzed direct arylation of diazo compounds with arylboronic acids. The reaction tolerates various boronic acid derivatives and functional groups.

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ID: J42-Y2015