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L. Rong, Q. Liu*, Y. Shi, J. Tang
East China Normal University, Shanghai, P. R. of China
18 March 2011 (online)
A series of highly strained 7b-aryl-fluoradenes 4 was prepared using a Friedel-Crafts reaction followed by a palladium-catalyzed intra-molecular C-H arylation. The ortho-para-directing nitrogen of the aromatic cores (blue) controls the regioselectivity of the Friedel-Crafts step.