A General C(sp3)-C(sp3) Cross-Coupling of Benzyl Sulfonylhydrazones with Alkyl Boronic Acids
Rohan R. Merchant* and Jovan A. Lopez
*Department of Discovery Chemistry, Merck & Co., Inc., South San Francisco, California 94080, United States, Email: rohan.merchantmerck.com
R. R. Merchant, J. A. Lopez, Org. Lett., 2020, 22, 2271-2275.
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Cs2CO3 promotes a general transition-metal-free cross-coupling between benzylic sulfonylhydrazones and alkyl boronic acids. The reaction is operationally simple and exhibits a broad substrate scope.
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