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Palladium-Catalyzed Asymmetric Silaboration of Allenes

Toshimichi Ohmura, Hiroki Taniguchi and Michinori Suginome*

*Department of Synthetic Chemistry and Biological Chemistry, Graduate School of Engineering, Kyoto University, Katsura, Kyoto 615-8510, Japan, Email:

T. Ohmura, H. Taniguchi, M. Suginome, J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2006, 128, 13682-13683.

DOI: 10.1021/ja063934h


An enantioselective silaboration of allenes was achieved using an achiral silylborane in the presence of a palladium catalyst bearing a chiral monodentate phosphine ligand. The enantioselectivity depended on the bulkiness of substituents of allenes.

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Key Words

Silaboration, Allylsilanes

ID: J48-Y2006-3540