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The Suzuki-Miyaura Coupling of Nitroarenes

M. Ramu Yadav, Masahiro Nagaoka, Myuto Kashihara, Rong-Lin Zhong, Takanori Miyazaki, Shigeyoshi Sakaki* and Yoshiaki Nakao*

*Kyoto University, Sakyo-ku, Kyoto 606-8103; Department of Material Chemistry, Kyoto University, Nishikyo-ku, Kyoto 615-8510, Japan, Email: sakaki.shigeyoshi.47est.kyoto-u.ac.jp, nakao.yoshiaki.8nkyoto-u.ac.jp

M. R. Yadav, M. Nagaoka, M. Kashihara, R.-L. Zhong, T. Miyazaki, S. Sakaki, Y. Nakao, J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2017, 139, 9423-9426.

DOI: 10.1021/jacs.7b03159 (free Supporting Information)


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Abstract

In a synthesis of biaryls via the Suzuki-Miyaura coupling of nitroarenes as electrophilic coupling partners, the catalytic cycle is initiated by the cleavage of the aryl-nitro bond by palladium, which represents an unprecedented elemental reaction.

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Key Words

Suzuki coupling, biaryls


ID: J48-Y2017