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C–H Activation Reactions

By: Troy Ryba, ChemFiles Volume 11 Article 1

Troy Ryba, Ph.D.
Product Manager

Cationic palladium in combination with stoichiometric oxidant benzoquinone and silver nitrate successfully catalyzes ortho-functionalization of a variety of aryl acetamides in water at room temperature using this amphiphile (Scheme 1).

Scheme 1: Selected C–H activation reaction.

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  1. Lipshutz, B. H.; Ghorai, S. Aldrichimica Acta 2008, 41, 59.

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