Couplings

Activated
May 25, 2016

A general alkyl-alkyl cross-coupling enabled by redox-active esters and alkylzinc reagents Activated esters of alkylic acids as building blocks for the…

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(Un)touchable
January 25, 2016

Ni/Cu-Catalyzed Defluoroborylation of Fluoroarenes for Diverse C–F Bond Functionalizations Using a mixed catalytic system to promote the transformation of aromatic fluorides…

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Multimetals for Biaryls
October 23, 2015

Multimetallic catalysed cross-coupling of aryl bromides with aryl triflates A catalytic system using two metals allows the synthesis of biaryl products…

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Bubbles
June 8, 2015

Oxalyl Chloride as a Practical Carbon Monoxide Source for Carbonylation Reactions A new way to get a balloon filled with CO…

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Tosylates to the Rescue
March 16, 2015

Engaging Nonaromatic, Heterocyclic Tosylates in Reductive Cross-Coupling with Aryl and Heteroaryl Bromides Reductive coupling of common aliphatic heterocycles (piperidines, pyrrolidines, pyranes…

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And I Mean Everything
March 12, 2015

Palladium-Catalyzed Coupling of Azoles or Thiazoles with Aryl Thioethers via C–H/C–S Activation Coupling of azoles and thiazoles with aryl thioeters when…

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Sometimes It Happens
March 5, 2015

Nickel-Catalyzed Decarboxylative Cross-Coupling of Perfluorobenzoates with Aryl Halides and Sulfonates Conditions to carry out a Suzuki-like coupling with perfluorinated benzoates. I…

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Earth-Abundant Catalyst
February 18, 2015

Silylation of C–H bonds in aromatic heterocycles by an Earth-abundant metal catalyst C-H activation using a catalyst that is not based…

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Not a Poison Anymore?
February 10, 2015

Synthesis of diaryl thioethers from aryl halides and potassium thiocyanate A method for the preparation of thioethers using a Palladium catalyst…

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Drunken Reactions
January 28, 2015

Functionalized olefin cross-coupling to construct carbon-carbon bonds A new method for the generation of quaternary centers using Fe catalysis. Some years…

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