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Issue 47, 2019
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Ni-catalyzed 1,2-benzylboration of 1,2-disubstituted unactivated alkenes

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Abstract

Nickel-catalyzed 1,2-carboboration of alkenes is emerging as a useful method for chemical synthesis. Prior studies have been limited to only the incorporation of aryl groups. In this manuscript, a method for the 1,2-benzylboration of unactivated alkenes is presented. The reaction combines readily available alkenes, diboron reagents and benzylchlorides to generate synthetically versatile products with control of stereochemistry. The utility of the products as well as the mechanistic details of the process are also presented.

Graphical abstract: Ni-catalyzed 1,2-benzylboration of 1,2-disubstituted unactivated alkenes

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Submitted
21 Aug 2019
Accepted
14 Oct 2019
First published
22 Oct 2019

This article is Open Access
All publication charges for this article have been paid for by the Royal Society of Chemistry

Chem. Sci., 2019,10, 10944-10947
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Edge Article

Ni-catalyzed 1,2-benzylboration of 1,2-disubstituted unactivated alkenes

S. Joung, A. M. Bergmann and M. K. Brown, Chem. Sci., 2019, 10, 10944
DOI: 10.1039/C9SC04199K

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