Nitrogen-directed ortho-selective homocoupling of aromatic compounds catalyzed by ruthenium complexes

Shuichi Oi, Hitoshi Sato, Shoko Sugawara, Yoshio Inoue

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Abstract

A nitrogen-directed regioselective homocoupling reaction of aromatic compounds has been found to be catalyzed by a ruthenium complex in the presence of methallyl acetate as a hydrogen scavenger.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1823-1826
Number of pages4
JournalOrganic letters
Volume10
Issue number9
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2008 May 1

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Biochemistry
  • Physical and Theoretical Chemistry
  • Organic Chemistry

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