Opening an Aladdin's cave: the Suzuki coupling in a room-temperature ionic liquid.

Abstract

This viewpoint will discuss the impact of the 2000 Chem. Commun. report that the palladium-catalysed Suzuki coupling can be performed quickly and easily in a room-temperature ionic liquid. This work has helped fuel what have now become whole areas of chemistry of their own: the use of ionic liquids as reaction media for catalytic transformations, and the application of palladium complexes bearing N-heterocyclic carbene (NHC) ligands in the Suzuki coupling and beyond.

DOI: 10.1039/c3cc44932g

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@article{Leadbeater2014OpeningAA, title={Opening an Aladdin's cave: the Suzuki coupling in a room-temperature ionic liquid.}, author={Nicholas E Leadbeater}, journal={Chemical communications}, year={2014}, volume={50 13}, pages={1515-8} }