Highly selective directed arylation reactions via back-to-back dehydrogenative C–H borylation/arylation reactions

Eric C. Keske, Brandon D. Moore, Olena V. Zenkina, Ruiyao Wang, Gabriele Schatte, Cathleen M. Crudden*

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Dimeric rhodium N-heterocyclic carbene complexes are demonstrated to be effective catalyst precursors for directed C–H borylation reactions at room temperature. The reactions are highly selective for mono-borylation and can be combined with a one-pot Suzuki–Miyaura coupling to give C–H arylation products with exclusive selectivity for mono-arylation without the requirement for steric blocking groups.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)9883-9886
Number of pages4
JournalChemical Communications
Issue number69
Publication statusPublished - 31 Jul 2014
Externally publishedYes

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