Palladium-catalyzed Sonogashira coupling of aryl mesylates and tosylates

Pui Ying Choy, Wing Kin Chow, Chau Ming So, Chak Po Lau, Fuk Yee Kwong

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Up to speed: The first general and mild protocol for the Sonogashira coupling of aryl mesylates is presented (see scheme). The coupling intermediate also provides facile access to 2-substituted isoquinolines. KGaA, Weinheim.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)9982-9985
Number of pages4
JournalChemistry - A European Journal
Issue number33
Publication statusPublished - 3 Sept 2010


  • Alkynes
  • Cross-coupling
  • Palladium phosphanes
  • Sonogashira coupling

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Chemistry(all)


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