Rh-Catalyzed Cross-Coupling Reactions and Arylation of Benzonitrile
K. Ueura, T. Satoh*, M. Miura*
Osaka University, Japan
21 September 2005 (online)
This is the first example of a rhodium-catalyzed cross-coupling reaction between arylboron compounds and aryl halides. Besides, an interesting reaction between a nitrile group and arylboron derivatives followed by a C-H activation process and subsequent arylation is described.