DMAP-accelerated rhodium(I) chloride catalyzed hydroboration of vinylarenes

Kohei Endo*, Munenao Hirokami, Kazunari Takeuchi, Takanori Shibata

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Regioselective hydroboration of vinylarenes catalyzed by a Rh(I)-DPPB complex proceeded rapidly when DMAP was used as an additive. The catalyst loading could be reduced to 0.4 mol% Rh(I) to furnish the desired products in good to excellent yield with high regioselectivity.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)3231-3233
Number of pages3
Issue number20
Publication statusPublished - 2008 Dec 16


  • Alkenes
  • Boron
  • Hydroborations
  • Regioselectivity
  • Rhodium

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Organic Chemistry


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