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Nickel-Catalyzed Cross-Couplings of Organosilicon Reagents with Unactivated Secondary Alkyl Bromides

David A. Powell and Gregory C. Fu*

*Department of Chemistry, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02139, Email:

D. A. Powell, G. C. Fu, J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2004, 126, 7788-7789.

DOI: 10.1021/ja047433c (free Supporting Information)


A nickel-catalyzed cross-coupling of organosilicon compounds with alkyl halides offers a broad substrate scope (secondary electrophiles and functional-group compatibility) and a remarkable air stability of the catalyst components.

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Key Words

Hiyama Coupling, Silanes, Arenes

ID: J48-Y2004-1530