Rhodium-catalyzed arylative cyclization reaction of diynes with arylboronic acids

Tomoya Miura, Motoshi Yamauchi, Masahiro Murakami

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Diynes having malonate-based tethers react with arylboronic acids in the presence of a rhodium(I) catalyst to give 1,2-dialkylidenecycloalkanes. The regioselectivity of the initial carborhodation depends on the sterics and the directing nature of the alkyne substituents.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)2029-2032
Number of pages4
Issue number13
Publication statusPublished - Aug 13 2007
Externally publishedYes


  • Addition reactions
  • Arylboronic acids
  • Cyclizations
  • Diynes
  • Rhodium

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Organic Chemistry


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