A room temperature cyanation of (hetero)aromatic chlorides by an air stable nickel(II) XantPhos precatalyst and Zn(CN)2

D. Dawson Beattie, Thomas Schareina, Matthias Beller

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Abstract

A methodology for the synthesis of (hetero)aromatic nitriles from aryl chlorides at room temperature has been developed. This methodology uses an air and moisture stable nickel(ii) XantPhos precatalyst and Zn(CN)2 as the cyanide (CN-) source.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)4291-4294
Number of pages4
JournalOrganic and Biomolecular Chemistry
Volume15
Issue number20
DOIs
StatePublished - 2017
Externally publishedYes

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