Asymmetric organocatalytic diboration of alkenes

Amadeu Bonet, Cristina Sole, Henrik Gulyas, Elena Fernandez

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The use of chiral alcohols to form the Lewis acid-base *RO- -> bis(pinacolato)diboron adduct, in situ, provides an opportunity to induce asymmetry in the organocatalytic diboration of alkenes and complements the well established transition metal-mediated enantioselective diboration.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)6621-6623
Number of pages3
JournalOrganic and Biomolecular Chemistry
Issue number33
Publication statusPublished - 2012


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