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Palladium-Catalyzed Cross-Coupling of Triarylbismuths with Acyl Chlorides
M. L. N. Rao*, V. Venkatesh, D. Banerjee
Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur, India
19 March 2008 (online)
Direct synthesis of isomeric ketones under Friedel-Crafts acylation conditions can easily be challenging. Thus, the reaction of organometallic reagents with acyl chlorides often is a better alternative. Arylbismuth compounds can be readily prepared via standard procedures, they are stable and easy to handle. The described acylation reaction offers a simple, atom-efficient synthetic way to various functionalized aryl ketones.