Organotin reagent

Organotin reagents are critical in advancing the process of organic synthesis to synthesize highly complex natural compounds and create new chemical structures and known bond formations. Organotin compounds, also known as stannanes, possess at least one tin-carbon bond and are frequently used as synthons in palladium-catalyzed cross-coupling reactions. Since Stille’s first report in 1977, many applications of organotin reagents have become commonplace in the formation of new carbon-carbon (C-C) bonds for the synthesis of natural products and other small molecules for drug discovery.

Organotin chemistry remains an active area of ​​research in organometallic chemistry, with a wide range of pharmacological, agrochemical, and polymerization applications. Our organotin reagents are used to generate Stille coupling precursors for more complex coupling partners and dehalogenation reactions to provide hydrocarbons later in the synthetic sequence. Organotin reagents are a class of reagents containing organotin compounds, usually referring to reagents used in organic synthesis. Organotin reagents have some unique properties, such as good catalytic activity, selectivity, and mild reaction.

Some common organotin reagents include:

1. Methyltributyltin (Me3SnBu): Methyltributyltin can be used as a deprotection reagent and a hydroxide reagent, and can also be used as a catalyst for electrophilic substitution reactions.

2. Bis(tripropylsilyl)dimethyldiphenyltin ((i-Pr)2SnPh2): commonly used in metal organic chemistry In, such as the Suzuki coupling reaction, can act as a nucleophile.

3. Tetra(tert-butyl)tin (Bu4Sn): widely used as matting catalyst, oxidizing agent, reducing agent and sacrificial ligand.

Organotin reagents usually need to be stored in a dry, cool, and well-ventilated place, and you need to pay attention to safe operation when using them to avoid contact and inhalation of organotin reagents .