Cross-Coupling Reactions for the Preparation of 2-Arylfurans, 2-Benzylfuran and 2-Cinnamylfuran
20 August 2002 (online)
Pd catalysed coupling between organyl bromides and either 2-lithofuran or 2-furylzinc chloride are described. Arylation by a wide variety of aromatic bromides can be carried out in high yields and on a large scale. Benzylation and cinnamylation are also successful.