Zirconocene-mediated highly regio- and stereoselective synthesis of multisubstituted olefins starting from 1-alkynylboronates

Yasushi Nishihara, Mitsuru Miyasaka, Masanori Okamoto, Hideki Takahashi, Eiji Inoue, Kenki Tanemura, Kentaro Takagi

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    Abstract

    Multisubstituted olefins are efficiently prepared by the zirconocene-mediated regio- and stereoselective coupling between 1-alkynylboronates and ethylene, followed by sequential transformation in moderate to high yields. The proper combination of substrates and reaction conditions is important for high yields. The synthesis of various tetrasubstituted alkenes in a regio- and stereocontrolled manner is described. This methodology has been applied to the synthesis of (Z)-tamoxifen in a concise, regio- and stereoselective manner. This multicomponent coupling strategy involves the characteristics of 1-alkynylboronates toward high selectivities followed by palladium(0)-mediated cross-coupling with aryl halides.

    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)12634-12635
    Number of pages2
    JournalJournal of the American Chemical Society
    Volume129
    Issue number42
    DOIs
    Publication statusPublished - Oct 24 2007

    ASJC Scopus subject areas

    • Catalysis
    • Chemistry(all)
    • Biochemistry
    • Colloid and Surface Chemistry

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