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Potassium tert-butoxide-mediated regioselective silaboration of aromatic alkenes.

Chemical communications (Cambridge, England) (2012-07-10)
Hajime Ito, Yuko Horita, Eiji Yamamoto
ABSTRACT

The regio- and diastereoselective silaboration of aromatic alkenes with a silylboron compound proceeds in the presence of a catalytic amount of potassium tert-butoxide, providing a complementary method to the corresponding transition metal-catalyzed reactions.

MATERIALS
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Product Description

Sigma-Aldrich
Potassium tert-butoxide, reagent grade, ≥98%
Sigma-Aldrich
Potassium tert-butoxide solution, 1.0 M in THF
Sigma-Aldrich
Potassium tert-butoxide, sublimed grade, 99.99% trace metals basis