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Activation of TMSCN by N-heterocyclic carbenes for facile cyanosilylation of carbonyl compounds.
N-Heterocyclic carbenes were found to be highly effective organocatalysts in activating TMSCN for facile cyanosilylation of carbonyl compounds. Cyano transfer from TMSCN to aldehydes and ketonesExpand
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Start selective and rigidify: The discovery path towards a next generation of EGFR tyrosine kinase inhibitors.
The epidermal growth factor receptor (EGFR), when carrying an activating mutation like del19 or L858R, acts as an oncogenic driver in a subset of lung tumors. While tumor responses to tyrosine kinaseExpand
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Efficient Iron‐Catalyzed Kumada Cross‐Coupling Reactions Utilizing Flow Technology under Low Catalyst Loadings
An efficient continuous flow iron-catalyzed Kumada cross-coupling was developed for the coupling of 2-chloropyrazine and various aryl Grignard reagents in presence of low catalyst loadings (0.5Expand
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Organometallic methods for the synthesis and functionalization of azaindoles.
Azaindoles (also called pyrrolopyridines) constitute essential subunits in many pharmaceutically important compounds. The synthesis of azaindoles has been a great synthetic challenge for chemists.Expand
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Copper catalyzed asymmetric propargylation of aldehydes.
The highly enantio- and regioselective copper catalyzed asymmetric propargylation of aldehydes with a propargyl borolane reagent is reported. The methodology demonstrated broad functional groupExpand
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Room temperature palladium-catalyzed cross coupling of aryltrimethylammonium triflates with aryl Grignard reagents.
Aryltrimethylammonium triflates and tetrafluoroborates were found to be highly reactive electrophiles in the Pd-catalyzed cross coupling with aryl Grignard reagents. The coupling reactions proceed atExpand
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N-heterocyclic carbene catalyzed trifluoromethylation of carbonyl compounds.
[reaction: see text]. A novel N-heterocyclic carbene (NHC) catalyzed trifluoromethylation reaction of carbonyl compounds was discovered. Both enolizable and nonenolizable aldehydes and alpha-ketoExpand
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N-heterocyclic carbene-catalyzed Mukaiyama aldol reactions.
N-Heterocyclic carbenes were shown to be highly effective catalysts to promote Mukaiyama aldol reactions. In the presence of only 0.5 mol % of N-heterocyclic carbene (5), various aldehydes andExpand
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