A palladium(II)-catalyzed efficient synthesis of heterocycle-fused beta-naphthylamines was accomplished via nucleophilic addition of a carbonpalladium bond to the intramolecular cyano group initiated by nucleopalladation (oxypalladation or aminopalladation) of alkynes.
Xia GQ,Han XL,Lu XY. Efficient Synthesis of Heterocyle-Fused beta-Naphthylamines via Intramolecular Addition to a Cyano Group Initiated by Nucleopalladation of Alkynes[J]. Org. Lett.,2014,16(23):6184-6187.