Synlett 1995; 1995(5): 441-442
DOI: 10.1055/s-1995-4981
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First Heck Reactions of Aryldiazonium Salts using Heterogeneous Catalysts

Matthias Beller* , Klaus Kühlein
  • *Central Research, HOECHST AG, D-65926 Frankfurt/Main, Germany
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Publication Date:
31 December 2000 (online)

Heck Reactions of various diazonium salts and acrylic acid esters to give cinnamic acid esters are described for the first time in the presence of heterogeneous palladium catalysts. With acrylic acid as reagent a tandem Heck-esterification was observed in alcohols as solvents.