The triethylborane triggered intermolecular domino Michael-aldol reaction is described. Initial triethylborane addition in a Michael fashion to methyl vinyl ketone resulted in a vinylborane which further reacted with an aldehyde to give the aldol product in a one-pot process.
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We thank CSIR, New Delhi, for financial support.
- Domino Michael-aldol reaction
- Three-component coupling