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Chemistry of Boron Heterocycles

In order to generate a novel family of chiral Lewis acid catalysts, we have been developing new routes to boron heterocycles such as borabenzenes and azaboroles. Our efforts in this area have been synthetic, structural, and mechanistic.

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Synthesis, Resolution, and Aldol Reactions of a Planar-Chiral Lewis Acid Complex

   

J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2005, 127, 15352-15353.

   

Liu, S.-Y.; Hills, I. D.; Fu, G. C.

     
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From the Design of a Chiral Lewis Acid Catalyst to Metal-Catalyzed Coupling Reactions

   

J. Org. Chem. 2004, 69, 3245-3249.

   

Fu, G. C.

     
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Defining the Conformation of Lewis Acid-Lewis Base Complexes: Crystallographic Evidence for Simultaneous σ and pi Donation by a Carbonyl Group to a Divalent Boron Lewis Acid

   

Angew. Chem., Int. Ed. Engl. 1997, 36, 267-269.

   

Amendola, M. C.; Stockman, K. E.; Hoic, D. A.; Davis, W. M.; Fu, G. C.

     
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Diphenylphosphidoboratabenzene: An Anionic Analogue of Triphenylphosphine

   

J. Am. Chem. Soc. 1996, 118, 8176-8177.

   

Hoic, D. A.; Davis, W. M.; Fu, G. C.

     
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A Boron Analogue of Benzene: Synthesis, Structure, and Reactivity of 1-H-Boratabenzene

   

J. Am. Chem. Soc. 1995, 117, 8480-8481.

   

Hoic, D. A.; Davis, W. M.; Fu, G. C.

 

 
 

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