A highly efficient palladium/imidazolium salt system for catalytic Heck reactions

C L Yang, Steven Patrick Nolan

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Abstract

A palladium/imidazolium chloride system has been used to catalyze the Heck reaction. The combination of 2 mol% Pd(OAc)(2) and 4 mol% IMes . HCl in the presence of Cs2CO3 as base has proven to be a highly efficient system in mediating Heck reactions of aryl bromide with n-butyl acrylate.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1539-1542
Number of pages4
JournalSynlett
Issue number10
Publication statusPublished - Oct 2001

Keywords

  • homogeneous catalysis
  • Heck reaction
  • palladium
  • imidazolium salt
  • nucleophilic carbene
  • HETEROCYCLIC CARBENE COMPLEXES
  • OLEFIN METATHESIS CATALYSTS
  • CROSS-COUPLING REACTIONS
  • ARYL CHLORIDES
  • METAL-COMPLEXES
  • PALLADIUM
  • RUTHENIUM
  • AMINATION
  • HALIDES
  • LIGANDS

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