1, 3-Diarylpropenes 3 featuring different substituents at the aryl rings are obtained in high yields by a modified Suzuki coupling between cinnamyl bromides and arylboronic acids using the phosphine-free Pd(dba)n (n = 1.5-2) as catalyst, in benzene and in the presence of suspended potassium carbonate. © 1995, American Chemical Society. All rights reserved.
|Journal||Journal of Organic Chemistry|
|Publication status||Published - 1 Apr 1995|