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Palladium-Catalyzed Direct Arylations of Heteroarenes with Tosylates and Mesylates


  • Support provided by the DFG, the Fonds der Chemischen Industrie, and Saltigo GmbH (Leverkusen) is gratefully acknowledged.


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A toss up: A highly active palladium complex enabled the first direct arylation of heteroarenes through C[BOND]H bond functionalization using tosylates or mesylates as electrophiles with ample scope.