The intramolecular trans-silylruthenation of internal alkynes and subsequent insertion of vinyl boronates is described. This approach provides complete regiocontrol through a stereoselective trans-5-exo-dig cyclization which affords a tetrasubstituted olefin as a vinylsilane and a highly functionalized Z,E diene motif.
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Physical and Theoretical Chemistry
- Organic Chemistry