Palladium-catalyzed oxidative direct C-H/C-H cross coupling of anilides with β-keto esters

Wai Wing Chan, Zhongyuan Zhou, Wing Yiu Yu

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A Pd(ii)-catalyzed oxidative direct C(sp2)-H/C(sp3)-H cross coupling of anilides with α-dicarbonyl compounds with Mn(OAc)3·2H2O as the oxidant is reported and this protocol provides facile access to α-aryl malonates and β-keto esters in good yields and regioselectivity.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)8214-8216
Number of pages3
JournalChemical Communications
Issue number74
Publication statusPublished - 25 Sep 2013

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Catalysis
  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
  • Ceramics and Composites
  • Chemistry(all)
  • Surfaces, Coatings and Films
  • Metals and Alloys
  • Materials Chemistry

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