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Iron-Catalyzed 1,4-Hydroboration of 1,3-Dienes

Jessica Y. Wu, Benot Moreau and Tobias Ritter*

*Department of Chemistry and Chemical Biology, Harvard University, 12 Oxford Street, Cambridge, MA 02138, Email: ritterchemistry.harvard.edu

J. Y. Wu, B. Moreau, T. Ritter, J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2009, 131, 12915-12917.

DOI: 10.1021/ja9048493 (free Supporting Information)


Abstract

A chemo-, regio-, and stereoselective iron-catalyzed 1,4-hydroboration of dienes affords γ-disubstituted allylboronates. 1,4-Hydroboration of 2-substituted dienes forms products with (E)-trisubstituted double bonds exclusively.

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Key Words

allylboronates, hydroboration


ID: J48-Y2009-2700