Synfacts 2011(9): 0996-0996  
DOI: 10.1055/s-0030-1260881
Metal-Mediated Synthesis
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Ni-Catalyzed Opening of Styrenyl Epoxides with Boronic Acids

Contributor(s): Paul Knochel, Andreas K. Steib
D. K. Nielsen, A. G. Doyle*
Princeton University, USA
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Publication Date:
19 August 2011 (online)


A new method for opening styrenyl epoxides with various boronic acids, yielding β-substituted alcohol products is described. The ­reaction is catalyzed by a biarylmonophosphine­ligated nickel complex.