Potassium tert-butoxide-mediated regioselective silaboration of aromatic alkenes

Hajime Ito, Yuko Horita, Eiji Yamamoto

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The regio- and diastereoselective silaboration of aromatic alkenes with a silylboron compound proceeds in the presence of a catalytic amount of potassium tert-butoxide, providing a complementary method to the corresponding transition metal-catalyzed reactions.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)8006-8008
Number of pages3
JournalChemical Communications
Issue number64
Publication statusPublished - Jul 16 2012
Externally publishedYes

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Catalysis
  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
  • Ceramics and Composites
  • Chemistry(all)
  • Surfaces, Coatings and Films
  • Metals and Alloys
  • Materials Chemistry


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