Rhodium-catalyzed C-H bond arylation of arenes.

Jean Bouffard, Kenichiro Itami

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A review is presented of synthetic methods for the preparation of biaryls by the rhodium-catalyzed C-H bond arylation of arenes with aryl halides (C-H/ C-X couplings), arylmetal reagents (C-H/C-M couplings) and arenes (C-H/C-H couplings), with an emphasis on postulated mechanisms and their implications on reactivity, selectivity and substrate scope.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)231-280
Number of pages50
JournalTopics in current chemistry
StatePublished - 2010


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