One-Pot Synthesis of Symmetrical and Unsymmetrical Diarylmethanes via Diborylmethane
journal contributionposted on 07.09.2012 by Kohei Endo, Takafumi Ishioka, Takahiro Ohkubo, Takanori Shibata
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A one-pot synthesis of diarylmethanes from air-stable diborylmethane via the Suzuki–Miyaura cross-coupling reaction is described. The present approach realizes the synthesis of various symmetrical and unsymmetrical diarylmethanes in good to excellent yields.