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Highly Efficient Heck Reactions of Aryl Bromides with n-Butyl Acrylate Mediated by a Palladium/Phosphine-Imidazolium Salt System

Chuluo Yang, Hon Man Lee and Steven P. Nolan*

*Department of Chemistry, University of New Orleans, New Orleans, Louisiana 70148, Email:

C. Yang, H. Man Lee, S. P. Nolan, Org. Lett., 2001, 3, 1511-1514.

DOI: 10.1021/ol015827s

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The combination of Pd(dba)2 and a phosphine-imidazolium salt catalyzes a highly efficient Heck coupling reaction of aryl bromides with n-butyl acrylate in the presence of Cs2CO3 as base.

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Key Words

Heck reaction

ID: J54-Y2001