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Palladacycle-Catalyzed Regioselective Heck Reaction Using Diaryliodonium Triflates and Aryl Iodides

Lu Lei, Pei-Sen Zou, Zhi-Xin Wang*, Cui Liang, Cheng Hou* and Dong-Liang Mo*

*Guangxi Normal University, 15 Yu Cai Road, Guilin 541004, China, Email:,,

L. Lei, P-S. Zou, Z.-X. Wang, C. Liang, C. Hou, D.-L. Mo, Org. Lett., 2022, 24, 663-667.

DOI: 10.1021/acs.orglett.1c04120


A P-containing palladacycle catalyzes a regioselective Heck reaction of 2,3-dihydrofuran with diaryliodonium salts and aryl iodides to afford 2-aryl-2,5-dihydrofurans and 2-aryl-2,3-dihydrofurans, respectively, in good yields.

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Key Words

2,3-dihydrofurans, 2,5-dihydrofurans

ID: J54-Y2022