Synfacts 2008(8): 0867-0867  
DOI: 10.1055/s-2008-1078519
Metal-Mediated Synthesis
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Stereoselective Hydrosilylation of Terminal and Internal Alkynes

Contributor(s): Paul Knochel, Tobias Thaler
G. Berthon-Gelloz, J.-M. Schumers, G. De Bo, I. E. Markó*
Université Catholique de Louvain, Louvain-la-Neuve, Belgium
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23. Juli 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.