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Palladium-Catalyzed Carbonylation/Acyl Migratory Insertion Sequence


  • The project is supported by NSFC (Grant No. 20832002, 20772003, 20821062), 973 Program (No. 2009CB825300).


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On the move: A palladium-catalyzed reaction of aryl iodides, diazo compounds or N-tosylhydrazones, and carbon monoxide affords β-oxo esters or ketones/enones (see scheme; DCE=1,2-dichloroethane). The products are delivered with high efficiency through the title sequence.

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