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Copper-boryl mediated organic synthesis

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Organoboron compounds are valuable synthetic intermediates that find application in a diverse variety of processes including both C–X and C–C bond-forming transformations. This has been achieved by using a variety of boron derivatives. Of these, boronate esters are probably the most versatile and, reflecting this, methods for the generation of boronate esters are of considerable current interest. Given the mild reaction conditions, good functional group tolerance, and low cost of the metal catalyst, the use of copper-boryl reagents is particularly attractive. In this review, methodologies in copper-boryl chemistry are discussed and the many different transformations possible are surveyed.

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The article was received on 30 Mar 2018 and first published on 12 Sep 2018

Article type: Review Article
DOI: 10.1039/C7CS00816C
Citation: Chem. Soc. Rev., 2018,47, 7477-7494
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    Copper-boryl mediated organic synthesis

    D. Hemming, R. Fritzemeier, S. A. Westcott, W. L. Santos and P. G. Steel, Chem. Soc. Rev., 2018, 47, 7477
    DOI: 10.1039/C7CS00816C

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