A more efficient catalyst for the carbonylation of chloroarenes

Wolfgang Mägerlein, Adriano F. Indolese, Matthias Beller

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The right ligand enables the efficient carbonylation of unactivated chloroarenes. A general synthesis of benzoic acid derivatives is possible with the palladium - Ferrocenylphosphane catalysts (see scheme).

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)2856-2859
Number of pages4
JournalAngewandte Chemie International Edition in English
Issue number15
StatePublished - 3 Aug 2001
Externally publishedYes


  • Aryl chlorides
  • C-C bond formation
  • Carbonylation
  • Homogenous catalysis
  • Palladium


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