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Palladium-catalyzed N-heteroannulations of N-allyl- or N-benzyl-2-nitrobenzenamines:
Synthesis of 2-substituted benzimidazoles. Hubbard, Jeremiah W.; Piegols, Adam M.; Söderberg, Björn C. G. Tetrahedron 2007, 63(30), 7077-7085
A palladium-catalyzed reductive N-heteroannulation of N-allyl- or N-benzyl-2-nitrobenzenamines, using carbon monoxide as the ultimate reducing agent, affording 2-substituted benzimidazoles has been developed.
Address (URL): http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.tet.2007.05.010