Palladium-Catalyzed Carbonylative Cyclization of Unsaturated Aryl Iodides and Dienyl Triflates, Iodides, and Bromides to Indanones and 2-Cyclopentenones
Steve V. Gagnier and Richard C. Larock*
*Department of Chemistry, Iowa State University, Ames, Iowa 50010, Email: larockiastate.edu
S. V. Gagnier, R. C. Larock, J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2003, 125, 4804-4807.
DOI: 10.1021/ja0212009 (free Supporting Information)
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Indanones and 2-cyclopentenones have been successfully prepared in good to excellent yields by the palladium-catalyzed carbonylative cyclization of unsaturated aryl iodides and dienyl triflates, iodides, and bromides, respectively. The mechanism is discussed.
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