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Carbohydrate/DBU Cocatalyzed Alkene Diboration: Mechanistic Insight Provides Enhanced Catalytic Efficiency and Substrate Scope

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posted on 14.02.2018, 00:00 by Lu Yan, Yan Meng, Fredrik Haeffner, Robert M. Leon, Michael P. Crockett, James P. Morken
A mechanistic investigation of the carbohydrate/DBU cocatalyzed enantioselective diboration of alkenes is presented. These studies provide an understanding of the origin of stereoselectivity and also reveal a strategy for enhancing reactivity and broadening the substrate scope.