Cobalt-catalysed Markovnikov selective hydroboration of vinylarenes

Jingying Peng, Jamie H. Docherty, Andrew P. Dominey, Stephen P. Thomas

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A bipyridiyl-oxazoline cobalt catalyst tBuBPOCoCl2 has been developed for the Markovnikov selective hydroboration of alkenes using pinacolborane and NaOtBu as the in situ activator with up to >98:2 branched:linear selectivity (24 examples, 45-92% isolated yield).
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)4726-4729
JournalChemical Communications
Issue number34
Early online date12 Apr 2017
Publication statusE-pub ahead of print - 12 Apr 2017


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