Iron-catalyzed borylation of alkyl, allyl, and aryl halides: Isolation of an iron(I) boryl complex

Robin B. Bedford*, Peter B. Brenner, Emma Carter, Timothy Gallagher, Damien M. Murphy, Dominic R. Pye

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Abstract

Activation of B2pin2 with tBuLi facilitates the Fe-catalyzed borylation of alkyl, allyl, benzyl, and aryl halides via the formation of Li[B2pin2(tBu)] (1). The reaction of 1 with a representative iron phosphine precatalyst generates the unique iron(I) boryl complex [Fe(Bpin)(dpbz)2] (2).

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)5940-5943
Number of pages4
JournalOrganometallics
Volume33
Issue number21
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 10 Nov 2014

Structured keywords

  • BCS and TECS CDTs

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