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Rh(I)-Catalyzed Cross-Coupling of α-Diazoesters with Arylsiloxanes

Ying Xia, Zhen Liu, Sheng Feng, Fei Ye, Yan Zhang and Jianbo Wang*

*Key Laboratory of Bioorganic Chemistry and Molecular Engineering of Ministry of Education, College of Chemistry, Peking University, Beijing 100871, China, Email:

Y. Xia, Z. Liu, S. Feng, F. Ye, Y. Zhang, J. Wang, Org. Lett., 2015, 17, 956-959.

DOI: 10.1021/acs.orglett.5b00052 (free Supporting Information)

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A Rh(I)-catalyzed cross-coupling of diazoesters with arylsiloxanes enables the synthesis of α-aryl esters via Rh(I)-carbene migratory insertion. The reaction represents the first example of utilizing arylsiloxane as the coupling partner in a carbene-involved cross-coupling reaction.

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