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Synthesis of Functionalized Organoboron Compounds Through Copper(I) Catalysis


Part of the Springer Theses book series (Springer Theses)

About this book


This book describes state-of-the-art borylation chemistry using copper(I) catalysis. Enantioselective reactions are included to afford a variety of functionalized, complex organoboronate esters, which will find wide application in asymmetric synthesis, drug discovery, and material science. Organoboron compounds are recognized as useful reagents in organic synthesis; therefore, great effort has been devoted to the development of a simple, mild, and efficient method for their preparation in the past several years. However, the synthesis of functionalized organoboron compounds remains a challenging issue because known reactions often require the use of highly reactive organometallic carbon nucleophiles. This book focuses on conceptually new, formal nucleophilic copper(I)-catalyzed borylation reactions with diboron compounds that show high selectivity and excellent functional group compatibility. Theoretical studies based on density functional theory calculations to understand the reaction mechanisms have also been described. Advances in this novel borylation chemistry will allow the rapid and efficient synthesis of complex molecules with potentially interesting properties in combination with the boron functionalization process. 


Organoboron compound Enantioselective borylation Nucleophilic borylation Copper catalyst Diboron compound

Authors and affiliations

  1. 1.Graduate School of Chemical Sciences and Engineering, Frontier Chemistry CenterHokkaido UniversitySapporoJapan

Bibliographic information

  • Book Title Synthesis of Functionalized Organoboron Compounds Through Copper(I) Catalysis
  • Authors Koji Kubota
  • Series Title Springer Theses
  • Series Abbreviated Title Springer Theses
  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer Nature Singapore Pte Ltd. 2017
  • Publisher Name Springer, Singapore
  • eBook Packages Chemistry and Materials Science Chemistry and Material Science (R0)
  • Hardcover ISBN 978-981-10-4934-7
  • Softcover ISBN 978-981-13-5271-3
  • eBook ISBN 978-981-10-4935-4
  • Series ISSN 2190-5053
  • Series E-ISSN 2190-5061
  • Edition Number 1
  • Number of Pages XIII, 213
  • Number of Illustrations 225 b/w illustrations, 0 illustrations in colour
  • Topics Organic Chemistry
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