Transient Imine as a Directing Group for the Metal-Free o-C-H Borylation of Benzaldehydes
Supriya Rej and Naoto Chatani*
*Department of Applied Chemistry, Faculty of Engineering, Osaka University, Suita, Osaka 565-0871, Japan, Email: chatanichem.eng.osaka-u.ac.jp
S. Rej, N. Chatani, J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2021, 143, 2920-2929.
DOI: 10.1021/jacs.0c13013 (free Supporting Information)
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A selective and mild C-H borylation of electron-deficient benzaldehyde derivatives employs a simple metal-free approach with an imine as transient directing group. The reaction selectively occurs at the o-C-H bond of the benzaldehyde moiety.
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