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(N-Heterocyclic Carbene)PdCl2(TEA) Complexes: Studies on the Effect of the “Throw-Away” Ligand in Catalytic Activity

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posted on 26.09.2011, 00:00 by Ming-Tsz Chen, David A. Vicic, Michael L. Turner, Oscar Navarro
The synthesis and characterization of a series of (N-heterocyclic carbene)PdCl2(TEA) (TEA = triethylamine) complexes are presented. A comparison of their activity in the Suzuki–Miyaura and Buchwald–Hartwig reactions with similar (N-heterocyclic carbene)Pd(II) complexes is also presented.