A Four‐Component Reaction for the Synthesis of Dioxadiazaborocines

Thomas Flagstad, Mette Terp Petersen, Thomas Eiland Nielsen

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A four‐component reaction for the synthesis of heterocyclic boronates is reported. Readily available hydrazides, α‐hydroxy aldehydes, and two orthogonally reactive boronic acids are combined in a single step to give structurally distinct bicyclic boronates, termed dioxadiazaborocines (DODA borocines). In this remarkable process, one boronic acid reacts as a carbon nucleophile and the other as a boron electrophile to provide enantio‐ and diastereomerically pure heterocyclic boronates with multiple stereocenters in high yields.
Original languageEnglish
JournalAngewandte Chemie International Edition
Issue number29
Pages (from-to)8515-8517
Number of pages3
Publication statusPublished - 2015


  • Bor
  • Cyclisierungen
  • Heterocyclen
  • Mehrkomponentenreaktionen
  • Synthesemethoden


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