Pd-catalyzed modifiable silanol-directed aromatic C-H oxygenation

Chunhui Huang, Nugzar Ghavtadze, Benhur Godoi, Vladimir Gevorgyan

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Directing group: A Pd-catalyzed aromatic C-H oxygenation has been developed, featuring a modifiable silanol-directing group. The resulting oxasilacycles can be efficiently modified into a variety of valuable building blocks (see scheme).

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)9789-9792
Number of pages4
JournalChemistry - A European Journal
Issue number32
StatePublished - Aug 6 2012
Externally publishedYes


  • C-H activation
  • oxygenation
  • palladium
  • silanol
  • synthetic methods

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Catalysis
  • Organic Chemistry


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