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An Additive-Free, Base-Catalyzed Protodesilylation of Organosilanes

Wubing Yao, Rongrong Li, Huajiang Jiang and Deman Han*

*Department of Chemistry, Taizhou University, Jiaojiang 318000, China, Email:

W. Yao, R. Li, H. Jiang, D. Han, J. Org. Chem., 2018, 83, 2250-2255.

DOI: 10.1021/acs.joc.7b03139

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Low loadings of KOTMS catalyze an additive-free, C-, N-, O-, and S-Si bond cleavage of various organosilanes under mild conditions. The novel catalyst system exhibits high efficiency and good functional group compatibility, providing the corresponding products in good to excellent yields.

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ID: J42-Y2018