Synthesis of Vinyl Boronates from Aldehydes by a Practical Boron-Wittig Reaction
John R. Coombs, Liang Zhang and James P. Morken*
*Department of Chemistry, Merkert Chemistry Center, Boston College, Chestnut Hill, Massachusetts 02467, United States, Email: morkenbc.edu
J. R. Coombs, L. Zhang, J. P. Morken, Org. Lett., 2015, 17, 1708-1711.
DOI: 10.1021/acs.orglett.5b00480 (free Supporting Information)
A highly stereoselective boron-Wittig reaction between stable and readily accessible 1,1-bis(pinacolboronates) and aldehydes furnishes various synthetically useful di- and trisubstituted vinyl boronate esters.
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