Direct S-Arylation of Unactivated Arylsulfoxides Using [Pd(IPr*)(cin)Cl]

Frederic Izquierdo, Anthony Raymond Georges Chartoire, Steven Patrick Nolan

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The direct S-arylation of unactivated arylsulfoxides catalyzed by [Pd(IPr*)(cin)Cl] is described. Several arylmethylsulfoxides were coupled to various aryl halides in
moderate to good yields (17 examples, 34−85%). Scope, limitations, and reaction mechanism are discussed.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)2190-2193
Number of pages4
JournalACS Catalysis
Early online date20 Aug 2013
Publication statusPublished - 2013


  • palladium, N-heterocyclic carbenes (NHCs), arylation, sulfoxide, cross-coupling


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