Synfacts 2005(1): 0158-0158  
DOI: 10.1055/s-2005-872137
Metal-Mediated Synthesis
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Rh-Catalyzed Cross-Coupling Reactions and Arylation of Benzonitrile

Contributor(s): Paul Knochel, Andrei Gavryushin
K. Ueura, T. Satoh*, M. Miura*
Osaka University, Japan
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Publication Date:
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.