A convenient microwave assisted arylzinc generation-Negishi coupling protocol

Mutule, I.; Suna E. Tetrahedron Lett. 200445, 3909-3912.

DOI: 10.1016/j.tetlet.2004.03.118

Abstract

Arylzinc reagents were readily prepared from aryl iodides using a Zn–Cu couple in a microwave environment. A sequential arylzinc formation-Negishi cross-coupling protocol suitable for parallel high-throughput synthesis has been developed.