61. Tandem molybdenum catalyzed hydrosilylations: expedient synthesis of beta-aryl aldehydes
 
Organic Letters 2007, 9(21), 4259-4261
Christopher G. Frost and Benjamin C. Hartley
The synthesis of beta-aryl aldehydes utilizing a tandem molybdenum catalyzed hydrosilylation is described. This new functional group interconversion provides an efficient method for the two-carbon homologation of aryl aldehydes.