Pape S1, Daukšaitė L1, Lucks S1, Gu X2, Brunner H1.
Org Lett. 2016 Dec 16;18(24):6376-6379. Epub 2016 Nov 30.In situ generated palladium on aluminum oxide provides an active catalytic system for Matsuda-Heck reactions in gram-scale. The novel catalyst proceeded through a significantly higher catalytic activity compared to the classical Pd/C system. Based on the high catalytic activity the first α,β,β-triarylation of methyl acrylate in good yields could be provided in one-step.