Papers & Reviews

Triazoles through ruthenium
January 1, 2008

Ruthenium-Catalyzed Cycloaddition of Aryl Azides and Alkynes The use of a Ru catalyst allows now the preparation of 1,5-disubstituted triazoles under…

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Halogenating the gap
January 1, 2008

Meta-Halogenation of 1,3-Disubstituted Arenes via Iridium-Catalyzed Arene Borylation Preparation of aryl halides is a key step in many syntheses, but the…

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Nitrile synthesis by tandem cyanation/alkylation
January 1, 2008

Convergent Synthesis of Polysubstituted Aromatic Nitriles via Palladium-Catalyzed C–H Functionalization Metal-mediated alkylations and cyanations are not new but, what about accomplishing…

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Boric acid-catalyzed amidation
January 1, 2008

Maybe it is time to forget time-consuming and tedious protocols for amide formation. This boric acid-catalyzed amidation method seems promising. The…

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