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Boron complexes in organic synthesis

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Eva M. Israel, James W.B. Fyfe, Allan J.B. Watson

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This article focuses on contemporary applications of boron complexes in organic synthesis—where the unique reactivity of B-containing reagents or catalysts is integral to a synthetic purpose. The coverage includes major developments and new research areas such as transition metal-free borylation and cross-coupling processes, photoredox methodologies, the emergence of catalytic processes using B-containing catalysts, and the advances made in the use of metalate and boryl anion strategies.


Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationReference Module in Chemistry, Molecular Sciences and Chemical Engineering
PublisherElsevier Inc.
ISBN (Print)9780124095472
Publication statusE-pub ahead of print - 31 May 2021

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  • Boron, Catalysis, Complexes, Cross-coupling, Nucleophilic addition, Photoredox, Synthesis

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