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An N-heterocyclic carbene-palladium-η3-allyl chloride complex for the Suzuki-Miyaura coupling of aryl halides

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Noland William Broekemier
Noah Curtis Broekemier
Randall Thomas Short
Hector Palencia


An unsymmetrical, well-defined N-heterocyclic carbene-palladium-η3-allyl chloride complex has been synthesized and used as an efficient catalyst for the Suzuki-Miyaura cross-coupling of aryl bromides and activated aryl chlorides. The catalyst provides moderate to high yields of cross-coupling products at 50 °C in 2 hours, using 1 mol % of the catalyst and isopropyl alcohol as solvent.

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Broekemier, N. W.; Broekemier, N. C.; Short, R. T.; Palencia, H. An N-Heterocyclic Carbene-Palladium-η3-Allyl Chloride Complex for the Suzuki-Miyaura Coupling of Aryl Halides. Eur. J. Chem. 2014, 5, 162-166.

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