Direct Synthesis of Alkenylboronates from Alkenes and Pinacol Diboron via Copper Catalysis
Wenkui Lu, Zengming Shen*
*School of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, 800 Dongchuan Road, Shanghai, 200240, China, Email: shenzengmingsjtu.edu.cn
W. Lu, Z. Shen, Org. Lett., 2019, 21, 142-146.
DOI: 10.1021/acs.orglett.8b03599 (free Supporting Information)
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A Cu/TEMPO catalyst system exhibits both excellent reactivity and selectivity for the synthesis of alkenylboronates from inexpensive alkenes and pinacol diboron. This approach enables a direct functionalization of both aromatic and aliphatic terminal alkenes.
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