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Arylation and Vinylation of α-Diazocarbonyl Compounds with Boroxines

Cheng Peng, Wei Zhang, Guobing Yan and Jianbo Wang*

*Beijing National Laboratory of Molecular Sciences (BNLMS), College of Chemistry, Peking University, Beijing 100871, China, Email:

C. Peng, W. Zhang, G. Yan, J. Wang, Org. Lett., 2009, 11, 1667-1670.

DOI: 10.1021/ol900362d


The reaction between aryl- or vinylboroxines with α-diazocarbonyl compounds offers an alternative approach for α-arylation and α-vinylation of carbonyl compounds. α-Arylated or α-vinylated carbonyl compounds are formed under mild conditions.

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Key Words

α-arylation, alkenylation, alkenylation of carbonyl compounds, α-diazo esters

ID: J54-Y2009-1220