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Asymmetric conjugate addition of arylboronic acids and aryltrialkoxysilanes : new reactions in palladium catalysis

Dr. Francesca Gini (IBMM, Equipe Nucléosides-Effecteurs Phosphorylés)

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Le Jeudi 21 Février 2008 à 13h45
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The asymmetric transition-metal catalyzed conjugate addition of organometallic reagents to alpha,beta-unsaturated carbonyl compounds is of great importance for the enantioselective formation of carbon-carbon bonds.[1] The well established copper-catalyzed conjugated addition of dialkylzinc reagents [2] and Grignard reagents [3] allows the introduction of alkyl substituents in very high yields and enantioselectivities. A complementary protocol for the introduction of aryl moieties is the rhodium-catalyzed asymmetric conjugate addition of arylboronic acids [4] and arylsiloxanes.[5]

The use of palladium-based catalysts has been limited for the competitive formation of the corresponding Heck coupling product. Nevertheless, there are example of palladium-catalyzed conjugate addition of arylboronic acids 6 and aryltrialkoxysilanes.[7]

Our research was aimed to the development of the first example of asymmetric palladium-catalyzed conjugate addition of arylboronic acids [8] and aryltriethoxysilane (Scheme 1).[9] The conjugate addition of arylboronic acids proceeds smoothly affording excellent yields and enantioselectivities for a large variety of cyclic and acyclic alpha,beta-unsaturated carbonyl compounds. In the addition of aryltriethoxysilanes instead the formation of side products arising from a palladium-catalyzed transfer hydrogenation was observed. The careful optimization of the reaction conditions, aimed to the enhancement of the transmetalation step, however, led to almost complete suppression of the side reaction.

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References :

1. P. Perlmutter Conjugate Addition Reactions in Organic Synthesis ; Tetrahedron Organic Chemistry Series 9 ; Pergamon : Oxford, 1992.
2. Feringa, B. L. ; Naasz, R. ; Imbos, R. ; Arnold, L. A. In Modern Organocopper Chemistry ; Krause, N., Ed. ; Wiley-VCH : Weinheim, Germany, 2002 ; pp 224–258.
3. López, F. ; Minnaard, A. J. ; Feringa, B. L. Acc. Chem. Res. 2007, 40, 179.
4. Hayashi, T. ; Yamasaki, K. Chem. Rev. 2003, 103, 2829.
5. Oi, S. ; Taira, A. ; Honma, Y. ; Inoue, Y. Org. Lett. 2003, 5, 97.
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9. Gini, F. ; Hessen, B. ; Feringa, B. L. ; Minnaard, A. J. Chem. Commun. 2006, 710.

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    Asymmetric conjugate addition of arylboronic acids and aryltrialkoxysilanes : new reactions in palladium catalysis

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