Viologen as catalytic organic reductant: Electro-reductive dimerization of aryl bromides in a Pd/viologen double mediatory system

Manabu Kuroboshi, Takuya Shiba, Hideo Tanaka

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Abstract

Viologen can be used as an in situ recyclable organic reductant. Pd-catalyzed electrochemical reductive coupling of aryl bromides was performed by using a catalytic amount of viologen to afford the corresponding biaryls in good to moderate yields.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)3666-3668
Number of pages3
JournalTetrahedron Letters
Volume54
Issue number28
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Jul 10 2013

Keywords

  • Electroreduction
  • Mediatory system
  • Pd catalyst
  • Reductive coupling of aryl halide
  • Viologen

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Biochemistry
  • Drug Discovery
  • Organic Chemistry

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