Department of Chemistry
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.
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Organobismuth, Tetrafluoroborate, Lewis acid, Catalysis, Allylation
Zhang, Xiaowen, Renhua Qiu, Nianyuan Tan, Shuangfeng Yin, Jun Xia, Shenglian Luo, and Chak-Tong Au. "Air-stable hypervalent organobismuth(III) tetrafluoroborate as effective and reusable catalyst for the allylation of aldehyde with tetraallyltin." Tetrahedron Letters 51.1 (2010): 153-156.