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Oxidative C–H Homodimerization of Phenylacetamides

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posted on 2011-11-04, 00:00 authored by Didier G. Pintori, Michael F. Greaney
A range of secondary and tertiary phenylacetamides undergo oxidative homodimerization to afford biaryls. The reaction proceeds under palladium catalysis in the presence of a copper cocatalyst and oxygen and is most effective for electron-rich substrates.