Palladium-catalyzed C-H activation taken to the limit. Flattening an aromatic bowl by total arylation

Qianyan Zhang, Katsuaki Kawasumi, Yasutomo Segawa, Kenichiro Itami, Lawrence T. Scott

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Abstract

All 10 C-H positions on the rim of corannulene can be arylated by repetitive palladium-catalyzed C-H activation. To relieve congestion among the 10 tightly packed aryl substituents in the product, the central corannulene adopts a nearly planar geometry.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)15664-15667
Number of pages4
JournalJournal of the American Chemical Society
Volume134
Issue number38
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Sep 26 2012

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Catalysis
  • Chemistry(all)
  • Biochemistry
  • Colloid and Surface Chemistry

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