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Cobalt(I)-catalyzed 1,4-Hydrovinylation Reactions of 1,3-Dienes with Functionalized Terminal Alkenes under Mild Conditions

Gerhard Hilt*, Steffen Lüers

*Fachbereich Chemie, Philipps-Universität Marburg, Hans-Meerwein-Straße, 35043 Marburg, Germany, Email:

G. Hilt, S. Lüers, Synthesis, 2002, 609-618.

DOI: 10.1055/s-2002-23549

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A mild, cobalt-catalyzed 1,4-hydrovinylation of acyclic 1,3-dienes with various functionalized terminal alkenes is described. Unsymmetrical 1,3-dienes yield products, where the new carbon-carbon bond is formed at the less substituted end of the 1,3-diene.

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Gaining Absolute Control of the Regiochemistry in the Cobalt-Catalyzed 1,4-Hydrovinylation Reaction

M. Arndt, M. Dindaroğlu, H.-G. Schmalz, G. Hilt, Org. Lett., 2011, 13, 6184-6187.

Key Words

Cobalt, 1,4-Hydrovinylation Reactions, Alkenes, 1,3-Diene, 1,4-Dienes

ID: J66-Y2002-1480