Synfacts 2011(8): 0882-0882  
DOI: 10.1055/s-0030-1260742
Metal-Catalyzed Asymmetric Synthesis and Stereoselective Reactions
© Georg Thieme Verlag Stuttgart ˙ New York

Asymmetric Addition of Arylboronic Acids to 2-Nitrostyrenes

Contributor(s): Hisashi Yamamoto, Kimberly Griffin
F. Lang, G. Chen, L. Li, J. Xing, F. Han, L. Cun, J. Liao*
Chengdu Institute of Biology and Chengdu Institute of Organic Chemistry, P. R. of China
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20 July 2011 (online)


Addition of arylboronic acids to aryl nitroalkenes remains a challenging process. The authors herein describe a rhodium catalyst system that efficiently adds such arylboronic acids to aryl nitroalkenes in high yields and selectivities.