Collect. Czech. Chem. Commun. 1991, 56, 1295-1299

Palladium catalyzed coupling reaction for the synthesis of C-5 aryl and heteroaryl substituted 2’-deoxycytidine

Mohamed E. Hassan

Chemistry Department, Faculty of Science, The African University Aswan, Egypt


Cytosine nucleosides substituted at C-5 with differently substituted aryls and heteroaryls have been prepared via a palladium catalyzed reaction utilizing 5-chloromercuri or acetoxymercuri nucleosides and haloarenes or heteroarenes.