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Cross-Couplings of Alkyl Electrophiles under "Ligandless" Conditions: Negishi Reactions of Organozirconium Reagents

Sheryl L. Wiskur, Alexander Korte and Gregory C. Fu*

*Department of Chemistry, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02139, Email:

S. L. Wiskur, A. Korte, G. C. Fu, J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2004, 126, 82-83.

DOI: 10.1021/ja0393729


"Ligandless" palladium complexes can catalyze the zirconium-Negishi reactions of alkyl electrophiles. Ligandless processes offer low cost, simplicity, and ease of purification.

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ID: J48-Y2004-1350