Gold-catalysed alkenyl- and arylsilylation reactions forming 1-silaindenes

Takanori Matsuda, Yoshiyuki Yamaguchi, Masanori Shigeno, Shinya Sato, Masahiro Murakami

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In the presence of gold(i)-phosphine catalysts, alkenyl- and arylsilanes undergo intramolecular cyclisation reactions onto appendant alkyne moieties to afford 1-silaindene derivatives. The reaction pathways vary depending on the substituent on silicon.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)8697-8699
Number of pages3
JournalChemical Communications
Issue number30
Publication statusPublished - 2011 Aug 14


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