General and greener route to ketones by palladium-catalyzed direct conversion of carboxylic acids with organoboronic acids

Ryuki Kakino, Hirohisa Narahashi, Isao Shimizu, Akio Yamamoto

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    Abstract

    Cross-coupling reaction of carboxylic acids with organoboron compounds catalyzed by palladium complexes in the presence of an activator such as dimethyl dicarbonate under mild conditions gives ketones in excellent yields except for certain substrates.

    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)1242-1243
    Number of pages2
    JournalChemistry Letters
    Issue number12
    Publication statusPublished - 2001

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