Palladium-Catalyzed Arylation of Ketones and Acetonitrile with Ortho Alkylation of Aryl Rings: De Novo Synthesis of Tetralines and Benzocycloheptenes
Zhou, Jianrong Steve
Date of Issue2016
School of Physical and Mathematical Sciences
Palladium-catalyzed α-arylation reactions of ketones with simultaneous ortho alkylation offer 1,2,3-substituted arenes. The reactions of 1,ω-dihaloalkanes also allow facile construction of medicinally important tetralines and benzocycloheptenes.
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