Oxidative C-H homodimerization of phenylacetamides

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A range of secondary and tertiary phenylacetamides undergo oxidative homodimerization to afford biaryls. The reaction proceeds under palladium catalysis in the presence of a copper cocatalyst and oxygen and is most effective for electron-rich substrates. © 2011 American Chemical Society.

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Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)5713-5715
Number of pages2
JournalOrganic Letters
Issue number21
StatePublished - 4 Nov 2011