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Letters in Organic Chemistry


ISSN (Print): 1570-1786
ISSN (Online): 1875-6255

Efficient Synthesis of Aromatic Nitriles via Cyanation of Aryl Bromides and K4[Fe(CN)6] Catalyzed by a Palladium(II) Complex

Author(s): Mengping Guo, Junying Ge, Zhiyong Zhu and Xiaochun Wu

Volume 10, Issue 3, 2013

Page: [213 - 215] Pages: 3

DOI: 10.2174/1570178611310030013


Cyanation of aryl bromides and K4[Fe(CN)6] were carried out in the presence of catalytic amounts of {[(PhCH2O)2P(CH3)2CHNCH(CH3)2]2PdCl2} (PdCl2L2) in DMF and a variety of Aromatic nitriles were obtained in good yields under aerobic conditions.

Keywords: Aromatic nitriles, cyanation, palladium(II) complex, synthesis

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