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An Efficient DiamineˇCopper Complex-Catalyzed Coupling of Arylboronic Acids with Imidazoles

James P. Collman and Min Zhong

*Department of Chemistry, Stanford University, Stanford, California 94305-5080

J. P. Collman, M. Zhong, Org. Lett., 2000, 2, 1233-1236.

DOI: 10.1021/ol005777b


[Cu(OH)ˇTMEDA]2Cl2 catalyzes an intermolecular coupling of arylboronic acids with imidazoles in dichloromethane at room temperature to provide a variety of N-arylimidazoles in very good yields.

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Key Words

Chan-Lam Coupling, Imidazoles, N-Arylation

ID: J54-Y2000