Magnesium-catalysed hydroboration of aldehydes and ketones

Merle Arrowsmith, Terrance Hadlington, Michael S Hill, Gabriele Kociok-Kohn

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The heteroleptic magnesium alkyl complex [CH C(Me)NAr (2)(MgBu)-Bu-n] (Ar = 2,6-(Pr2C6H3)-Pr-i) is reported as a highly efficient pre-catalyst for the hydroboration of aldehydes and ketones with pinacolborane
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)4567 - 4569
Number of pages3
JournalChemical Communications
Issue number38
Publication statusPublished - 2012
Externally publishedYes

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