Iridium-catalyzed dehydrogenative dimerization of benzylmethylsilanes via silylation of C(sp3)H bonds adjacent to a silicon atom

Masahito Murai, Yutaro Takeuchi, Kazuhiko Takai

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Abstract

Dehydrogenative dimerization of benzylmethylsilanes under iridium catalysis via site-selective sequential silylations of a C(sp3)H bond of the methyl group and ortho C(sp2)H bond of the benzyl group is described. Silicon-containing heterocycles were obtained in a single step from readily available functionalized benzylmethylsilanes.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1044-1047
Number of pages4
JournalChemistry Letters
Volume46
Issue number7
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2017

Keywords

  • C-H activation
  • Dehydrogenative silylation
  • Iridium catalyst

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Chemistry(all)

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