Homocoupling of alkyl-, alkenyl-, and arylboronic acids

J. R. Falck, Suchismita Mohapatra, Muralidhar Bondlela, Sylesh K. Venkataraman

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Alkyl-, alkenyl-, and arylboronic acids undergo Ag2O/CrCl2 mediated homocoupling in moderate to good yields under mild conditions. The general utility of this methodology is illustrated by an intramolecular annulation between sp and sp3 centers.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)8149-8151
Number of pages3
JournalTetrahedron Letters
Issue number45
StatePublished - Nov 4 2002


  • Annulation
  • Boron
  • Chromium
  • Coupling reactions
  • Dimerisation

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Biochemistry
  • Drug Discovery
  • Organic Chemistry


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