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Unexpected Formation of Hexasubstituted Arenes through a 2‑fold Palladium-Mediated Ligand Arylation

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posted on 2019-09-24, 20:45 authored by Corin C. Wagen, Bryan T. Ingoglia, Stephen L. Buchwald
A rearrangement reaction of biarylphosphine-supported Pd­(II) complexes was employed to synthesize 1,3,5-triaryl 2,4,6-triisopropylbenzene compounds, a class of molecules that has not previously been reported. The strain of the central hexasubstituted ring was investigated via X-ray crystallography.