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Silver-Catalyzed Hydroboration of C-X (X = C, O, N) Multiple Bonds

Vipin K. Pandey, Chandra Shekhar Tiwari and Arnab Rit*

*Department of Chemistry, Indian Institute of Technology Madras, Chennai 600036, India, Email:

V. K. Pandey, C. S. Tiwari, A. Rit, Org. Lett., 2021, 23, 1681-1686.

DOI: 10.1021/acs.orglett.1c00106

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Low loadings of AgSbF6 catalyze the hydroboration of nitriles, alkens, and aldehydes under base- and solvent-free conditions. This atom-economic chemoselective protocol shows excellent functional group tolerance and compatibility with structurally and electronically diverse substrates.

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Key Words

reduction of nitriles, reduction of aldehydes, pinacolborane

ID: J54-Y2021