A Mild Negishi Cross-Coupling of 2-Heterocyclic Organozinc Reagents and Aryl Chlorides
journal contributionposted on 03.12.2010, 00:00 by Michael R. Luzung, Jigar S. Patel, Jingjun Yin
A mild Negishi cross-coupling of 2-heterocyclic organozinc reagents and aryl chlorides is described. The use of Pd2(dba)3 and X-Phos as a ligand provides high yields for many examples. An efficient method to generate the organozinc reagents at room temperature is also demonstrated.