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Mizoroki–Heck-Type Reaction Mediated by Potassium tert-Butoxide

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  • Prof. Eiji Shirakawa,

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    1. Department of Chemistry, Graduate School of Science, Kyoto University, Sakyo, Kyoto, 606-8502 (Japan), Fax: (+81) 75-753-3988
    • Department of Chemistry, Graduate School of Science, Kyoto University, Sakyo, Kyoto, 606-8502 (Japan), Fax: (+81) 75-753-3988
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  • Dr. Xuejing Zhang,

    1. Department of Chemistry, Graduate School of Science, Kyoto University, Sakyo, Kyoto, 606-8502 (Japan), Fax: (+81) 75-753-3988
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  • Prof. Tamio Hayashi

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    1. Department of Chemistry, Graduate School of Science, Kyoto University, Sakyo, Kyoto, 606-8502 (Japan), Fax: (+81) 75-753-3988
    • Department of Chemistry, Graduate School of Science, Kyoto University, Sakyo, Kyoto, 606-8502 (Japan), Fax: (+81) 75-753-3988
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  • This work was supported financially by a Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research (the Global COE Program “Integrated Materials Science” on Kyoto University) from Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology (Japan). We are grateful to Ms. Yuki Yamamoto, Dr. Kenji Kitayama, and Mr. Ikuo Takahashi (Daicel Chemical Industries, Ltd.) for ICP analysis. We thank Dr. Kazufumi Kohno (Tokyo University of Agriculture and Technology) for carrying out duplicate experiments.

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In the absence of transition-metal catalysts, a Mizoroki–Heck-type reaction proceeded to give stilbene derivatives in a simple manner using an aryl halide, a styrene derivative, KOtBu, EtOH, and DMF (see scheme; DMF=N,N-dimethylformamide).

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