A practical palladium-catalysed heteroannulation of 2-bromobenzaldehyde with alcohols and carbon monoxide leading to 3-alkoxy-3H-isobenzofuran-1-ones

Chan Sik Cho, Dong Kwon Lim, Tae Jeong Kim, Sang Chul Shim

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2-Bromobenzaldehyde is carbonylatively cyclised with alcohols in the presence of a catalytic amount of PdCl2(PPh3)2/PPh3 together with a base to afford the corresponding 3-alkoxy-3H-isobenzofuran-1-ones in good yields.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)550-551
Number of pages2
JournalJournal of Chemical Research - Part S
Issue number11
Publication statusPublished - 2002 Nov 1
Externally publishedYes



  • 2-bromobenzaldehyde
  • Alcohol
  • Carbon monoxide
  • Heteroannulation
  • Palladium catalyst

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Chemistry(all)

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