Ligand-Dependent Scope and Divergent Mechanistic Behavior in Nickel-Catalyzed Reductive Couplings of Aldehydes and Alkynes
Gireesh M. Mahandru, Gang Liu and John Montgomery*
*University of Michigan, Department of Chemistry, 930 N. University, Ann Arbor, MI 48109-1055, Email: jmontgumich.edu
G. M. Mahandru, G. Liu, J. Montgomery, J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2004, 126, 3698-3699.
DOI: 10.1021/ja049644n (free Supporting Information)
A new procedure for catalytic reductive coupling of aldehydes and alkynes uses Ni(COD)2 with an imidazolium carbene ligand as the catalyst and triethylsilane as the reducing agent.
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