C−C Bond Formation Catalyzed Heterogeneously by Nickel-on-Graphite (Ni/Cg)
journal contributionposted on 06.03.2008 by Bruce H. Lipshutz, Tom Butler, Elizabeth Swift
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Inexpensive nickel(II) mounted on graphite (Ni/Cg) can be easily activated and used to heterogeneously catalyze cross-couplings involving aryl halides/tosylates with boronic acids, vinylalanes, and vinylzirconocenes. Comparisons are made with the charcoal analogue, Ni/C, and some unusual chemoselectivities between these catalysts have been uncovered.