Stereoselective Hydrosilylation of Terminal and Internal Alkynes
G. Berthon-Gelloz, J.-M. Schumers, G. De Bo, I. E. Markó*
Université Catholique de Louvain, Louvain-la-Neuve, Belgium
23 July 2008 (online)
A novel Pt catalyst, (IPr)Pt(AE), was developed and efficiently used in regio- and stereoselective hydrosilylation reactions with terminal and internal alkenes. The reaction displays a preference for the cis addition to the less hindered terminus of the respective alkynes.