Air-stable hypervalent organobismuth(III) tetrafluoroborate as effective and reusable catalyst for the allylation of aldehyde with tetraallyltin

Xiaowen Zhang, Renhua Qiu, Nianyuan Tan, Shuangfeng Yin*, Jun Xia, Shenglian Luo, Chak Tong AU

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Abstract

Air-stable hypervalent organobismuth(III) tetrafluoroborate (C6H11N(CH2C6H4)2BiBF4) was synthesized and characterized by spectroscopic and X-ray crystallographic techniques. The compound shows good catalytic efficiency in the allylation reaction of different aldehydes with tetraallyltin in a medium of aqueous methanol, giving the corresponding homoallylic alcohols in excellent chemoselectivity and yields.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)153-156
Number of pages4
JournalTetrahedron Letters
Volume51
Issue number1
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 6 Jan 2010

Scopus Subject Areas

  • Biochemistry
  • Drug Discovery
  • Organic Chemistry

User-Defined Keywords

  • Allylation
  • Catalysis
  • Lewis acid
  • Organobismuth
  • Tetrafluoroborate

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