Mechanistic exploration of the palladium-catalysed process for the synthesis of benzoxazoles and benzothiazoles

Valentin Bochatay, Patrick Boissarie, John A Murphy, Colin Suckling, Stuart Lang

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A convenient one-pot palladium-catalyzed cascade process for the prepn. of both benzoxazoles and benzothiazoles has been developed. While these reactions proceed to give similar compds. the mechanisms governing the processes are different as are the exptl. conditions employed.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1471-1477
Number of pages7
JournalJournal of Organic Chemistry
Issue number4
Early online date14 Jan 2013
Publication statusPublished - 15 Feb 2013



  • mechanistic exploration
  • palladium-catalysed process
  • synthesis
  • benzoxazoles
  • benzothiazoles
  • t one-pot palladium-catalyzed cascade process

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