A highly efficient palladium-catalyzed α-arylation of aryloxyketones has been developed, allowing for facile installation of various (hetero)aryl groups at C2 position in good to excellent yields. Subsequent cyclodehydration of the resulting α-arylated aryloxyketones provided rapid access to diverse 2,3-disubstitured benzofurans.
|Number of pages||11|
|Journal||Journal of Organic Chemistry|
|Publication status||Published - 2014 Jul 3|
All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes
- Organic Chemistry