Published to Chemistry–A European Journal

Our latest paper on reductive umpolung “Catalytic Reductive Cross-Coupling between Aromatic Aldehydes and Arylnitriles” has been accepted to Chemistry – A European Journal. A reductive cross‐coupling reaction between aromatic aldehydes and arylnitriles using a copper catalyst and a silylboronate as a reductant is reported. This protocol represents an unprecedented approach to the chemoselective synthesis of α‐hydroxy ketones by electrophile–electrophile cross‐coupling.

DOI: 10.1002/chem.202100763