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Copper-Catalyzed Enantioselective Hydroboration of Unactivated 1,1-Disubstituted Alkenes

Won Jun Jang, Seung Min Song, Jong Hun Moon, Jin Yong Lee and Jaesook Yun*

*Department of Chemistry and Institute of Basic Science, Sungkyunkwan University, Suwon 16419, Korea, Email:

W. J. Jang, S. M. Song, J. H. Moon, J. Y. Lee, J. Yun, J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2017, 139, 13660-13663.

DOI: 10.1021/jacs.7b08379

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An efficient hydroboration of aliphatic 1,1-disubstituted alkenes with pinacolborane using a chiral phosphine-Cu catalyst provides enantiomerically enriched β-chiral alkyl pinacolboronates from a range of 1,1-disubstituted alkenes with high enantioselectivity.

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Key Words

alkyl boronates

ID: J48-Y2017