The chemoselective Pd-catalyzed Suzuki-Miyaura cross-coupling reaction using a diborylmethane is reported. The use of an equimolar amount of base with a diborylmethane realized chemoselective coupling for the synthesis of various benzylboronate derivatives. Sterically hindered aryl bromides can give products in moderate to excellent yields.
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- Physical and Theoretical Chemistry
- Organic Chemistry