Branch-Selective Intermolecular Hydroacylation: Hydrogen-Mediated Coupling of Anhydrides to Styrenes and Activated Olefins
Young-Taek Hong, Andriy Barchuk, Michael J. Krische*
*University of Texas at Austin, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, 1 University Station - A5300, Austin, TX, Email: mkrischemail.utexas.edu
Y.-T. Hong, A. Barchuk, M. J. Krische, Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., 2006, 45, 6885-6888.
DOI: 10.1002/anie.200602377 (free Supporting Information)
A regioselective intermolecular hydroacylation of vinalarenes, in which symmetric and mixed carboxylic anhydrides are used as acyl donors, is promoted by a cationic rhodium catalyst ligated by triphenylarsine.
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