Rhodium-catalyzed intramolecular silylation of unactivated C(sp3)-H bonds.

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The treatment of a variety of hydrosilanes, each incorporating a benzylic C(sp(3))-H bond, with a rhodium catalyst resulted in intramolecular dehydrogenative silylation. This silylation reaction was found to occur at typically unreactive C(sp(3))-H bonds located at terminal positions on alkyl chains. Interestingly, the rhodium catalyst also promoted… (More)
DOI: 10.1021/ol303353m

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@article{Kuninobu2013RhodiumcatalyzedIS, title={Rhodium-catalyzed intramolecular silylation of unactivated C(sp3)-H bonds.}, author={Yoichiro Kuninobu and Takahiro Nakahara and Hirotaka Takeshima and Kazuhiko Takai}, journal={Organic letters}, year={2013}, volume={15 2}, pages={426-8} }