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Synthesis of a Novel C2-Symmetric Thiourea and Its Application in the Pd-Catalyzed Cross-Coupling Reactions with Arenediazonium Salts under Aerobic Conditions

Mingji Dai, Bo Liang, Cuihua Wang, Jiahua Chen and Zhen Yang*

*Key Laboratory of Bioorganic Chemistry and Molecular Engineering of Ministry of Education, College of Chemistry, Peking University, Beijing, 100871 China, Email:

M. Dai, B. Liang, C. Wang, J. Chen, Z. Yang, Org. Lett., 2004, 6, 221-224.

DOI: 10.1021/ol036182u (free Supporting Information)

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Palladium-catalyzed Heck and Suzuki coupling reactions of arenediazonium salts were performed at room temperature, without added base, under aerobic conditions using a thiourea-based C2-symmetric ligand. The reactions produced product in 4 h in good yield.

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Key Words

Heck Reaction, Suzuki Coupling, Biaryls, Styrenes

ID: J54-Y2004-030