Aluminum Hydride Catalyzed Hydroboration of Alkynes

Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

Abstract / Description of output

An aluminum-catalyzed hydroboration of alkynes using either the commercially available aluminum hydride DIBAL-H or bench-stable Et3Al⋅DABCO as the catalyst and H-Bpin as both the boron reagent and stoichiometric hydride source has been developed. Mechanistic studies revealed a unique mode of reactivity in which the reaction is proposed to proceed through hydroalumination and σ-bond metathesis between the resultant alkenyl aluminum species and HBpin, which acts to drive turnover of the catalytic cycle.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)15356-15359
Number of pages4
JournalAngewandte Chemie International Edition
Volume55
Issue number49
Early online date11 Nov 2016
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 5 Dec 2016

Fingerprint

Dive into the research topics of 'Aluminum Hydride Catalyzed Hydroboration of Alkynes'. Together they form a unique fingerprint.

Cite this