Der Pharma Chemica
Journal for Medicinal Chemistry, Pharmaceutical Chemistry, Pharmaceutical Sciences and Computational Chemistry


The N-heterocyclic carbene-catalyzed cross-coupling of aromatic aldehydes with N-aroylbenzotriazoles: A novel approach to synthesis of diaryl 1,2-diketones

Author(s): Viwat Hahnvajanawong, Baramee Pungpis and Parinya Theramongkol

The new NHC-catalyzed cross-coupling between N-acylbenzotrizoles and aromatic aldehydes is described. This reaction offers a novel approach to synthesis of symmetrical and unsymmetrical diaryl 1,2-diketones.