Rhodium-catalyzed cross-coupling of organoboron compounds with vinyl acetate

Jung Yi Yu, Ryoichi Kuwano

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A new coupling partner: Vinyl acetate couples with organoboron compounds in the presence of a rhodium catalyst; carbon-carbon bond formation occurs on the vinylic carbon attached to the acetoxy group. Conventional nickel and palladium catalysts were found to be ineffective for the reaction.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)7217-7220
Number of pages4
JournalAngewandte Chemie - International Edition
Issue number39
Publication statusPublished - Sept 14 2009

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Catalysis
  • General Chemistry


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