Copper-Catalyzed Oxidative Homo- and Cross-Coupling of Grignard Reagents Using Diaziridinone
Yingguang Zhu, Tao Xiong, Wenyong Han and Yian Shi*
*Department of Chemistry, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, Colorado 80523, United States, Email: yianlamar.colostate.edu
Y. Zhu, T. Xiong, W. Han, X. Shi, Org. Lett., 2014, 16, 6144-6147.
DOI: 10.1021/ol5030103 (free Supporting Information)
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An efficient copper-catalyzed homo- and cross-coupling of Grignard reagents with di-tert-butyldiaziridinone as oxidant gives coupling products in good to excellent yields under mild conditions. The reaction has a broad substrate scope and is also effective for the C(sp)-C(sp3) coupling.
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