One-pot synthesis of symmetrical and unsymmetrical diarylmethanes via diborylmethane

Kohei Endo, Takafumi Ishioka, Takahiro Ohkubo, Takanori Shibata

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A one-pot synthesis of diarylmethanes from air-stable diborylmethane via the Suzuki-Miyaura cross-coupling reaction is described. The present approach realizes the synthesis of various symmetrical and unsymmetrical diarylmethanes in good to excellent yields.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)7223-7231
Number of pages9
JournalJournal of Organic Chemistry
Issue number17
Publication statusPublished - 2012 Sep 7


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  • Organic Chemistry

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