Tetrakis(triphenylphosphine)palladium(0) (Pd(PPh3)4) is widely employed as a catalyst for palladium-catalyzed cross-coupling reactions, Such as Negishi coupling, Suzuki coupling, Stille coupling and sonogashira coupling reaction, etc..
Novel and convenient method for the stereo- and regiospecific synthesis of conjugated alkadienes and alkenynes via the palladium-catalyzed cross-coupling reaction of 1-alkenylboranes with bromoalkenes and bromoalkynes.
Direct Synthesis of Terminal Alkynes via Pd-Catalyzed Cross Coupling of Aryl and Alkenyl Halides with Ethynylmetals Containing Zn, Mg, and Sn. Critical Comparison of Countercations. 
Palladium‐Catalyzed Three‐Component Reaction of 2,3‐Allenyl Amines, Isocyanates, and Organic Halides: A Diversified Assembly of Imidazolidinones. 
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