Table 6 Construction of 2,3,5-triaryl pyridines.

Reaction conditions: 13 (0.2 mmol, 1 equiv.), 1 (0.6 mmol, 3 equiv.), CuBr2 (0.04 mmol, 0.2 equiv.), L1* (0.04 mmol, 0.2 equiv.), AgSbF6 (0.08 mmol, 0.4 equiv.), and 4 Å MS (60 mg) in HFIP (2.0 ml) for 24 hours at 100°C. Yields were that of isolated products.


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