Platinum catalysed 1,4-diboration of α,β-unsaturated ketones

Yvonne G. Lawson, M. J.Gerald Lesley, Todd B. Marder, Nicholas C. Norman, Craig R. Rice

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Diborane(4) compounds react with α,β-unsaturated ketones to give the 1,4-addition product in the presence of a platinum catalyst at 80 °C.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)2051-2052
Number of pages2
JournalChemical Communications
Issue number21
Publication statusPublished - 1997
Externally publishedYes


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