Palladium-catalyzed amination of aryl mesylates

Chau Ming So, Zhongyuan Zhou, Chak Po Lau, Fuk Yee Kwong

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(Chemical Equation Presented) Aminated adventures: The new phosphine ligand L in combination with a Pd(OAc)2precursor provides the first palladium-catalyzed amination of unactivated aryl mesylates. This catalyst system can be applied in an aqueous reaction medium without detrimental effect. KGaA.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)6402-6406
Number of pages5
JournalAngewandte Chemie - International Edition
Issue number34
Publication statusPublished - 11 Aug 2008


  • Amination
  • Cross-coupling
  • Mesylates
  • Palladium
  • Phosphanes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Catalysis
  • General Chemistry


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