Rhodium(I)-Catalyzed Redox-Economic Cross-Coupling of Carboxylic Acids with Arenes Directed by N-Containing Groups


  • Support of this work by the “973” Project from the MOST of China (2009CB825300) and NSFC (Nos. 20925207 and 21002001) is gratefully acknowledged.


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Marked absent: The pseudo-oxidative decarboxylative coupling of carboxylic acids and arenes using rhodium(I) in the absence of an oxidant is described. The study offers a new convenient method for the construction of Cmath image[BOND]Cmath image/Cmath image bonds.