Palladium-catalyzed carbonylation of arylmethyl halides: Efficient synthesis of arylacetic acid and esters

R. V H Jones, W. Edward Lindsell, Daniel D. Palmer, Peter N. Preston, Alan J. Whitton

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Abstract

Organopalladium complexes derived from 2-(bromomethyl)benzenemethanol, 2- bromo- and iodobenzenemethanols and 2-iodobenzeneethanol are efficient catalysts for the reaction of carbon monoxide and arylmethyl halides leading to arylacetic acids and esters. © 2005 Elsevier Ltd. All rights reserved.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)8695-8697
Number of pages3
JournalTetrahedron Letters
Volume46
Issue number50
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 12 Dec 2005

Keywords

  • Aralkyl acetates
  • Arylacetic acids
  • Carbonylation
  • Organopalladium catalysts

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