The ruthenium-catalyzed addition of C-H bonds in aromatic nitriles to olefins

Fumitoshi Kakiuchi, Motohiro Sonoda, Takuya Tsujimoto, Naoto Chatani, Shinji Murai

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Abstract

The reaction of aromatic nitriles with triethoxyvinylsilane proceeded in the presence of a Ru(H)2(CO)(PPh3)3-catalyst to give the corresponding C-H/olefin coupling products in high yields. The nitrile group is capable of directing the ruthenium to the ortho C-H bond via π-bonded mode.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1083-1084
Number of pages2
JournalChemistry Letters
Issue number10
Publication statusPublished - 1999
Externally publishedYes

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Kakiuchi, F., Sonoda, M., Tsujimoto, T., Chatani, N., & Murai, S. (1999). The ruthenium-catalyzed addition of C-H bonds in aromatic nitriles to olefins. Chemistry Letters, (10), 1083-1084.