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Palladium Nanoparticles Catalyzed Synthesis of Benzofurans by a Domino Approach

Pavan Kumar Mandali, Dillip Kumar Chand*

*Department of Chemistry, Indian Institute of Technology Madras, Chennai, Tamil Nadu-600 036, India, Email:

P. K. Mandali, D. K. Chand, Synthesis, 2015, 47, 1661-1668.

DOI: 10.1055/s-0034-1380463 (free Supporting Information)

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Easily prepared Palladium nanoparticles catalyze a one-pot synthesis of various benzofurans via Sonogashira cross-coupling reactions under ambient conditions. The catalyst can be recycled and reused without significant loss in its activity.

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Key Words

palladium, nanostructures, catalysis, domino reaction, cross-coupling, benzofurans

ID: J66-Y2015