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    Palladium Catalyzed Carbonylative Heck Reaction Affording Monoprotected 1,3-Ketoaldehydes

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    The direct carbonylative palladium catalyzed synthesis of monoprotected 1,3-ketoaldehydes is reported starting from aryl iodides applying near stoichiometric amounts of carbon monoxide. Besides representing platforms for a variety of heterocyclic structures, these motives serve as viable precursors for the highly relevant aryl methyl ketones. The presented strategy can also be adapted for the facile and efficient incorporation of <sup>13</sup>C-labeled carbon monoxide

    Utilizing Glycerol as an Ex Situ CO-Source in Pd-Catalyzed Alkoxycarbonylation of Styrenes

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    We report on an efficient Ir-catalyzed decarbonylation of glycerol, which could be coupled to an ensuing Pd-catalyzed alkoxycarbonylation of styrenes. The formation of hydrogen could be avoided by employing 1,4-benzoquinone (BQ) as an external oxidant. A wide variety of styrenes underwent the esterification in good yields and high regioselectivity. Applying catalytic amounts of hexafluoroisopropanol provided access to alcohols other than methanol, which this transformation is often limited to. Finally, we demonstrate the suitability of this methodology for the preparation of three well-known nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs)