A perspective on direct electrophilic arene borylation

Michaelj Ingleson*

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Direct electrophilic arene borylation is introduced as a new synthetic approach to aryl boronate esters. This perspective covers both the key historic breakthroughs and the more recent developments in this area.

Original languageEnglish
Article numberST-2012-P0135-SP
Pages (from-to)1411-1415
Number of pages5
JournalAccounts and Rapid Communications in Chemical Synthesis (SYNLETT)
Issue number10
Publication statusPublished - 30 May 2012


  • boron
  • boronate esters
  • borylation
  • electrophilic aromatic substitution
  • Friedel-Crafts


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