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Scalable, Metal- and Additive-Free, Photoinduced Borylation of Haloarenes and Quaternary Arylammonium Salts

Adelphe M. Mfuh, John D. Doyle, Bhuwan Chhetri, Hadi D. Arman and Oleg V. Larionov*

*Department of Chemistry, The University of Texas at San Antonio, San Antonio, Texas 78249, United States, Email:

A. M. Mfuh, J. D. Doyle, B. Chhetri, H. D. Arman, O. V. Larionov, J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2016, 138, 2985-2988.

DOI: 10.1021/jacs.6b01376

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A simple, metal- and additive-free, photoinduced borylation of haloarenes, including electron-rich fluoroarenes, as well as arylammonium salts directly provides boronic acids and boronic esters. This borylation method has a broad scope and functional group tolerance.

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Key Words

arylboronic acids

ID: J48-Y2016