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Nickel-Catalyzed β-Boration of α,β-Unsaturated Esters and Amides with Bis(pinacolato)diboron

Koji Hirano, Hideki Yorimitsu* and Koichiro Oshima*

*Department of Material Chemistry, Graduate School of Engineering, Kyoto University, Kyoto-daigaku Katsura, Nishikyo-ku, Kyoto 615-8510, Japan, Email:,

K. Hirano, H. Yorimitsu, K. Oshima, Org. Lett., 2007, 9, 5031-5033.

DOI: 10.1021/ol702254g


A nickel catalyst system enables the β-boration of di-, tri-, and tetrasubstituted α,β-unsaturated esters and amides with bis(pinacolato)diboron in good yields.

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ID: J54-Y2007-3740