Highly active, chemo- and regioselective Yb(II) and Sm(II) catalysts for the hydrophosphination of styrene with phenylphosphine.

Abstract

Stable heteroleptic amido Yb(II) and Sm(II) complexes bearing aminoether-phenolate ligands and devoid of coordinated solvent have been structurally characterized. They afford highly active, chemoselective and, in the case of monoadditions, 100 % anti-Markovnikov regiospecific catalysts (down to 0.04 mol % loading) for the hydrophosphination of styrene with PhPH2 under mild conditions.

DOI: 10.1002/chem.201500380

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@article{Basalov2015HighlyAC, title={Highly active, chemo- and regioselective Yb(II) and Sm(II) catalysts for the hydrophosphination of styrene with phenylphosphine.}, author={Ivan V Basalov and Vincent Dorcet and Georgy K Fukin and Jean-François Carpentier and Yann Sarazin and Alexander Trifonov}, journal={Chemistry}, year={2015}, volume={21 16}, pages={6033-6} }