Borylfuroxans: Synthesis and Applications

Org Lett. 2021 Jun 4;23(11):4317-4321. doi: 10.1021/acs.orglett.1c01250. Epub 2021 May 18.


Herein we report the first synthesis of borylfuroxans via the reaction of sulfonylfuroxans with Lewis base-ligated boranes under radical conditions. As a synthetic application, the transformation of borylfuroxans to a range of 1,2-dioximes and their derivatives is demonstrated.