A Strategy for the Synthesis of Well-Defined Iron Catalysts and Application to Regioselective Diene Hydrosilylation
Jessica Y. Wu, Benjamin N. Stanzl and Tobias Ritter*
*Department of Chemistry and Chemical Biology, Harvard University, 12 Oxford Street, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02138, Email: ritterchemistry.harvard.edu
J. Y. Wu, B. N. Stanzl, T. Ritter, J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2010, 132, 13179-13181.
DOI: 10.1021/ja106853y (free Supporting Information)
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A characterized low-valent Fe catalyst by controlled reductive elimination from a readily accessible Fe precatalyst enables a regio- and stereoselective 1,4-hydrosilylation of 1,3-dienes.
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