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Iridium-Catalyzed Enantioconvergent Allylation of a Boron-Stabilized Organozinc Reagent

Panchi Guo and Miao Zhan*

*Institute of Medical Research, Northwestern Polytechnical University, Xi'an, Shaanxi 710072, P. R.China, Email:

P. Guo, M. Zhan, J. Org. Chem., 2021, 86, 9905-9913.

DOI: 10.1021/acs.joc.1c01076

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An iridium-catalyzed enantioconvergent coupling of the versatile boron-stabilized organozinc reagent BpinCH2ZnI with racemic branched allylic carbonates provides various chiral homoallylic organoboronic esters in good yields with excellent enantioselectivities. The homoallylboronates can easily be converted to other useful families of compounds.

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Key Words

alkylboronates, allylation

ID: J42-Y2021