Magnesium-catalysed hydroboration of aldehydes and ketones

Merle Arrowsmith, T J Hadlington, Michael Hill, Gabriele Kociok-Kohn

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The heteroleptic magnesium alkyl complex [CH{C(Me)NAr} 2Mg nBu] (Ar = 2,6- iPr 2C 6H 3) is reported as a highly efficient pre-catalyst for the hydroboration of aldehydes and ketones with pinacolborane.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)4567-4569
Number of pages3
JournalChemical Communications
Issue number38
Publication statusPublished - 2012


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