Highly active Pd(II) cyclometallated imine catalysts for the Heck reaction

Manuela Ohff, Andreas Ohff, David Milstein

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The new cyclopalladated, phosphine-free imine complexes 1-3 are exceptional catalysts for the Heck arylation, leading to more than a million turnovers in some cases; the catalysts are very thermally and air stable and are recovered unchanged after the catalysis.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)357-358
Number of pages2
JournalChemical Communications
Issue number4
Publication statusPublished - Feb 21 1999


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