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Earth-Abundant Metal Catalysis Enabled by Counterion Activation

Riaz Agahi, Amy J. Challinor, Neil B. Carter, Stephen P. Thomas*

*EaStCHEM School of Chemistry, University of Edinburgh, David Brewster Road, Edinburgh, EH9 3FJ, U.K., Email: stephen.thomased.ac.uk

R. Agahi, A. J. Challinor, N. B. Carter, S. P. Thomas, Org. Lett., 2019, 21, 993-997.

DOI: 10.1021/acs.orglett.8b03986 (free Supporting Information)



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Abstract

Counterion dissociation enabled earth-abundant metal catalysis of alkene hydroboration. Commercially available iron and cobalt tetrafluoroborate salts were found to catalyze the hydroboration of aryl and alkyl alkenes with good functional group tolerance.


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Key Words

hydroboration, alkylboronates


ID: J54-Y2019