Generation of benzyne from benzoic acid using C-H activation

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ortho C-H activation of benzoic acids with Pd(ii) generates an oxapalladacycle that can decarboxylate to produce a palladium-associated aryne. The arynes then undergo [2+2+2] trimerisation to afford triphenylenes. © 2010 The Royal Society of Chemistry.

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Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)8671-8673
Number of pages2
JournalChemical Communications
Issue number45
StatePublished - 7 Dec 2010