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CuOTf-mediated intramolecular diborene hydroarylation

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Upon complexation to CuOTf, a PMe3-stabilized bis(9-anthryl) diborene slowly undergoes an intramolecular hydroarylation reaction at room temperature. Subsequent triflation of the B–H bond with CuOTf, followed by a PMe3 transfer, finally yields a cyclic sp2–sp3 boryl-substituted boronium triflate salt.

Graphical abstract: CuOTf-mediated intramolecular diborene hydroarylation

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The article was received on 21 Sep 2017, accepted on 29 Sep 2017 and first published on 29 Sep 2017

Article type: Communication
DOI: 10.1039/C7CC07371B
Citation: Chem. Commun., 2017,53, 11945-11947
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    CuOTf-mediated intramolecular diborene hydroarylation

    S. Rixin Wang, M. Arrowsmith, H. Braunschweig, R. D. Dewhurst, V. Paprocki and L. Winner, Chem. Commun., 2017, 53, 11945
    DOI: 10.1039/C7CC07371B

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