DMAP-Accelerated Rhodium(I) Chloride Catalyzed Hydroboration of Vinylarenes
Kohei Endo, Munenao Hirokami, Kazunari Takeuchi, Takanori Shibata*
*Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, School of Advanced Science and Engineering, Waseda University, Shinjuku, Tokyo 169-8555, Japan, Email: tshibatawaseda.jp
K. Endo, M. Hirokami, K. Takeuchi, T. Shibata, Synlett, 2008, 3231-3233.
DOI: 10.1055/s-0028-1087415 (free Supporting Information)
A regioselective hydroboration of vinylarenes catalyzed by a Rh(I)-DPPB complex proceeded rapidly when DMAP was used as an additive to furnish the desired boronates in good to excellent yield with high regioselectivity.
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