Transition-metal-free cross-coupling reaction of benzylic halides with arylboronic acids leading to diarylmethanes

Mitsuhiro Ueda*, Daiki Nakakoji, Yuki Kuwahara, Kota Nishimura, Ilhyong Ryu

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    Abstract

    The cross-coupling reaction between arylboronic acids and various benzylic halides proceeded without using a transition-metal catalyst to give the corresponding diarylmethanes in moderate to good yields.

    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)4142-4144
    Number of pages3
    JournalTetrahedron Letters
    Volume57
    Issue number37
    DOIs
    StatePublished - 1 Jan 2016

    Keywords

    • Arylboronic acid
    • Benzylation
    • Diarylmethane
    • Transition-metal-free

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