Platinum catalysed 3,4- and 1,4-diboration of α,β-unsaturated carbonyl compounds using bis-pinacolatodiboron

Nathan J. Bell, Andrew J. Cox, Neil R. Cameron, John S.O. Evans, Todd B. Marder, Marcel A. Duin, Cornelis J. Elsevier, Xavier Baucherel, Arran A.D. Tulloch, Robert P. Tooze

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Bis-pinacolatodiboron reacts with α,β-unsaturated carbonyl compounds to give 1,4- and unprecedented 3,4-additions in the presence of a second generation Pt(0) catalyst at ambient temperature.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1854-1855
Number of pages2
JournalChemical Communications
Issue number16
Publication statusPublished - 21 Aug 2004
Externally publishedYes

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