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Copper(I)-Catalyzed Efficient and Stereoselective Synthesis of (E)-Vinyl Selenides and Tellurides by the Reaction of Potassium Vinyltrifluoroborates with Diphenyl Dichalcogenides

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posted on 2008-08-11, 00:00 authored by Antonio L. Braga, Thiago Barcellos, Marcio W. Paixão, Anna M. Deobald, Marcelo Godoi, Hélio A. Stefani, Rodrigo Cella, Anuj Sharma
A mild, stereoselective, and effective strategy has been developed for the synthesis of (E)-vinyl selenides and (E)-vinyl tellurides by reaction of potassium vinyltrifluoroborates with the respective dichalcogenides using a copper salt as catalyst.