Pd(O)-catalyzed electro-reductive coupling of aryl halides

Sigeru Torii, Hideo Tanaka, Kazuo Morisaki

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An efficient electro-reductive coupling of aryl bromides and iodides into biaryls has been performed by the electrolysis with Pd(O)-and/or Pd(II)-catalysts in a DMF-ET4NOTs-(Pb cathode) system. 4-Bromo-and 2-bromopyridines were also converted into the corresponding bipyridyls, respectively.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1655-1658
Number of pages4
JournalTetrahedron Letters
Issue number13
Publication statusPublished - 1985

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Biochemistry
  • Drug Discovery
  • Organic Chemistry


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