Zirconocene catalyzed dehalogenation of aromatic halides by alkylmagnesium reagents

Ryuichiro Hara, Wen Hua Sun, Yasushi Nishihara, Tamotsu Takahashi

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When aromatic halides were treated with alkylmagnesium reagents (which have β-hydrogens) and a catalytic amount of zirconocene dichloride, dehalogenation proceeded smoothly in high yields. The stoichiometric dehalogenation using dialkylzir-conocenes also proceeded with high selectivities.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1251-1252
Number of pages2
JournalChemistry Letters
Issue number12
Publication statusPublished - Jan 1 1997


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