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A Mild Ni/Cu-Catalyzed Silylation via C-O Cleavage

Cayetana Zarate and Ruben Martin*

*Institute of Chemical Research of Catalonia (ICIQ), Av. Pa´sos Catalans 16, 43007, Tarragona, Spain, Email:

C. Zarate, R. Martin, J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2014, 136, 2236-2239.

DOI: 10.1021/ja412107b (free Supporting Information)

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A Ni/Cu-catalyzed silylation of unactivated C-O electrophiles derived from phenols or benzyl alcohols offers a wide scope and mild conditions and provides a direct access to synthetically versatile silylated compounds.

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Key Words

arylsilanes, benzylsilanes

ID: J48-Y2014