Highly efficient nickel-catalyzed Heck reaction using Ni(acac)2/ N-heterocyclic carbene catalyst

Kiyofumi Inamoto, Jun Ichi Kuroda, Tomohiro Danjo, Takao Sakamoto

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Ni(acac)2/N-heterocyclic carbene-derived catalysts were shown to be highly efficient in the nickel-catalyzed Heck reaction. Various aryl halides were reacted with acrylate to give the coupled products in good to high yield.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1624-1626
Number of pages3
Issue number10
Publication statusPublished - 2005 Jun 17


  • Carbene ligands
  • Catalysis
  • Heck reaction
  • Nickel

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Organic Chemistry


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