Iridium-catalysed hydrosilylation of cyclopropanes: Via regioselective carbon-carbon bond cleavage

Masahito Murai, Atsushi Nishiyama, Naoki Nishinaka, Haruka Morita, Kazuhiko Takai

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Abstract

While cyclopropanes have been explored as synthetically valuable building blocks, their transformation without conjugated substituents or directly substituted heteroatoms remains challenging. The current study describes the iridium-catalysed ring-opening hydrosilylation of cyclopropanes. A nitrogen-based directing group was found to control the reactivity of iridium active species as well as the regiochemistry of carbon-carbon bond cleavage and hydrosilylation.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)9281-9284
Number of pages4
JournalChemical Communications
Volume53
Issue number66
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Jan 1 2017

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Catalysis
  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
  • Ceramics and Composites
  • Chemistry(all)
  • Surfaces, Coatings and Films
  • Metals and Alloys
  • Materials Chemistry

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