The transition metal-catalyzed addition of C-H bonds in aromatic hydrazones to olefins

F. Kakiuchi, T. Tsujimoto, M. Sonoda, N. Chatani, S. Murai

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Abstract

Catalytic additions of C-H bonds in aromatic hydrazones to olefins proceeded with the aid of ruthenium or rhodium complexes. Several hydrazones can be used in the chelation-assisted C-H/olefin coupling described herein. When a Ru3(CO)12 complex was used as the catalyst, a mixture of the 1:1 addition product, along with the corresponding dehydrogenated coupling products was obtained. In the case of the reaction using RhCl(PPh3)3-catalyst, no dehydrogenated coupling product was obtained and the 1:2 addition product was produced as the major product.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)948-951
Number of pages4
JournalSynlett
Issue numberSPEC. ISS
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2001
Externally publishedYes

Keywords

  • Aromatic hydrazones
  • C-H bond cleavage
  • C-H/olefin coupling
  • Rhodium catalysts
  • Ruthenium catalysts

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Organic Chemistry

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