A new ketone synthesis by palladium-catalyzed cross-coupling reactions of esters with organoboron compounds

Hiroto Tatamidani, Fumitoshi Kakiuchi, Naoto Chatani

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(Chemical Equation Presented) The palladium-catalyzed coupling reaction of 2-pyridyl esters with organoboron compounds is described. The reaction is compatible with various functional groups and proceeds under mild reaction conditions. The coordination of the nitrogen atom to Pd is a key step for efficient reaction.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)3597-3599
Number of pages3
JournalOrganic Letters
Issue number20
Publication statusPublished - 2004 Sep 30


ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Biochemistry
  • Physical and Theoretical Chemistry
  • Organic Chemistry

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