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Molecular Formula:C51H42O3Pd2

Molecular Weight:915.7174

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Keywords: 51364-51-3,MFCD00013310,1P00368Q,Tris(Dibenzylideneacetone)Dipalladium,C51H42O3Pd2

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  • Tris(dibenzylideneacetone)dipalladium, or Pd2(dba)3, is an organopalladium compound that is widely used in organic synthesis, particularly in the field of homogeneous catalysis. It serves as a pre-catalyst or source of palladium(0), which can be further activated in the presence of suitable ligands and reactants to form active catalytic species.
    One of the primary applications of Pd2(dba)3 is in cross-coupling reactions, which are fundamental methods for forming carbon-carbon (C-C) bonds. Examples of these cross-coupling reactions include the Suzuki-Miyaura coupling, which couples aryl or vinyl boronic acids with aryl or vinyl halides or triflates, and the Buchwald-Hartwig amination, which involves the coupling of aryl halides with amines to form aryl amines.
    Pd2(dba)3 is particularly useful in these reactions due to its stability and ease of handling. It can be activated by various ligands such as phosphines, carbenes, or amines, which allows for a wide range of substrates to be used. The active Pd(0) species generated from Pd2(dba)3 can facilitate the formation of the desired C-C, carbon-nitrogen (C-N), carbon-oxygen (C-O), or other types of carbon-heteroatom bonds in a highly selective and efficient manner.
    Moreover, Pd2(dba)3 has also found utility in the Heck reaction (also known as the Mizoroki-Heck reaction), where it helps in the vinylation of aryl or vinyl halides with olefins to produce styrene derivatives, a valuable class of compounds in the polymer and pharmaceutical industries.
    In addition to C-C bond-forming reactions, Pd2(dba)3 can be employed in C-H activation processes, where a C-H bond in an organic molecule is activated by the palladium catalyst in order to introduce a functional group at that position, effectively achieving direct functionalization of typically inactive C-H bonds.
    This versatile pre-catalyst also aids in the development of asymmetric synthesis techniques where chiral ligands are employed to induce enantioselectivity in the synthesis of chiral molecules, which are important in the creation of biologically active compounds and pharmaceuticals.
    The widespread use of Pd2(dba)3 in various chemical synthesis methods is attributable to its ability to facilitate many types of catalytic transformations, making it a valuable tool in the chemist's arsenal for constructing complex molecular architectures.

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