The stereochemistry of organometallic compounds. XXXIV: Regioselection in the hydroformylation of silylalkenes

M. Michael Doyle, W. Roy Jackson, Patrick Perlmutter

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The regiochemistry of hydroformylation of alkenes can be controlled by the use of bulky silyl groups attached to the alkene. Use of the t-butyldiphenylsilyl group leads to almost total regiocontrol and the method has been applied to the synthesis of aldols.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1907-1918
Number of pages12
JournalAustralian Journal of Chemistry
Issue number11
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jan 1989

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