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Nickel-Catalyzed Cross-Coupling Reaction of Aryl Fluorides and Chlorides with Grignard Reagents under Nickel/Magnesium Bimetallic Cooperation

Naohiko Yoshikai, Hiroko Mashima and Eiichi Nakamura*

*Department of Chemistry, The University of Tokyo, and Nakamura Functional Carbon Cluster Project, ERATO, Japan Science and Technology Agency, Bunkyo-ku, Tokyo 113-0033, Japan, Email:

N. Yoshikai, H. Mashima, E. Nakamura, J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2005, 127, 17978-17979.

DOI: 10.1021/ja056327n

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Nickel-catalyzed cross-coupling of Grignard reagents with aryl fluorides or chlorides can be achieved efficiently in the presence of a new triarylphosphine ligand. The high reactivity and the unique chemoselectivity of the catalysis have been attributed to synergy of nickel and magnesium atoms preorganized on the ligand.

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Key Words

Kumada Coupling, Biaryls, Fluoroarenes

ID: J48-Y2005-2760