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Synthesis of boronic acids
A catalytic system has been optimized to promote hydrolysis of trifluoroborates and formation of boronates from boronic acids. FeCl3 associated with imidazole and water favors boron refunctionalization under mild conditions.
J. L. Wood, L. D. Marciasini, M. Vaultier, M. Pucheault, Synlett, 2014, 25, 551-555.