Palladium-catalyzed direct functionalization of imidazolinone: Synthesis of dibromophakellstatin

Jianming Lu, Xianghui Tan, Chuo Chen

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The direct C-H functionalization of imidazolinone is achieved with Pd(OAc)2/NaOAc in DMSO. Dibromophakellstatin can be synthesized in five steps with 40% overall yield using this new C-H activation method.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)7768-7769
Number of pages2
JournalJournal of the American Chemical Society
Issue number25
StatePublished - Jun 27 2007

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Catalysis
  • Chemistry(all)
  • Biochemistry
  • Colloid and Surface Chemistry


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