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Manganese(III) acetate-mediated oxidative coupling of phenylhydrazines with benzene: a novel method for biaryl coupling

Demir, Ayhan Sıtkı
Reis, O
Ozgul-Karaaslan, E
The reaction of phenylhydrazines with benzene in the presence of manganese(III) acetate affords biaryls in good yields. The same reaction was carried out with similar oxidants, such as Co-III, Ce-IV and Pb-IV; among these oxidants Mn-III acetate shows higher efficiency and selectivity.