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Organocatalytic hydroborylation promoted by N-heterocyclic olefins

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Abstract

New complexes containing N-heterocyclic vinylene-stabilized [B2H5]+ fragments were prepared, and surprisingly it was found that the precursor N-heterocyclic olefins (NHOs) could promote the mild (room temperature) catalytic hydroborylation of ketones and aldehydes. This finding represents an important addition to the burgeoning field of non-metal mediated catalysis.

Graphical abstract: Organocatalytic hydroborylation promoted by N-heterocyclic olefins

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The article was received on 11 Apr 2017, accepted on 12 May 2017 and first published on 12 May 2017


Article type: Communication
DOI: 10.1039/C7DT01303E
Citation: Dalton Trans., 2017,46, 7150-7153
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    Organocatalytic hydroborylation promoted by N-heterocyclic olefins

    C. Hering-Junghans, I. C. Watson, M. J. Ferguson, R. McDonald and E. Rivard, Dalton Trans., 2017, 46, 7150
    DOI: 10.1039/C7DT01303E

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