All structures are computer generated. Please rely on the product data below for placing your order. If you see any errors in structures, please email customer service so that they can be addressed.


Product Code: SID4614.0

Cas No: 84677-98-5

10 g
Alkenylsilane Cross-Coupling Agent

The cross-coupling reaction is a highly useful methodology for the formation of carbon-carbon bonds. It involves two reagents, with one typically being a suitable organometallic reagent - the nucleophile - and the other a suitable organic substrate, normally an unsaturated halide, tosylate or similar - the electrophile.

1,4-Divinyl-1,1,4,4-tetramethyl-1,4-disilabutane; Bis(ethenyldimethylsilyl)ethane
  • Potential vinyl donor in cross-coupling reactions
  • Intermediate for curare analogs
  • Potential vinyl nucleophile in cross-coupling reactions
  • Extensive review of silicon based cross-coupling agents: Denmark, S. E. et al. "Organic Reactions, Volume 75" Denmark, S. E. ed., John Wiley and Sons, 233, 2011

    Flashpoint: 40°C (104°F)

    HMIS Key: 2-2-0-X

    Hydrolytic Sensitivity: 1: no significant reaction with aqueous systems

    Formula: C10H22Si2

    Application: Intermediate for curare analogs.1
    Potential vinyl nucleophile in cross-coupling reactions.2

    Reference: 1. Tacke, R. et al. Z. Naturforsch., B: Anorg. Chem., Org. Chem. 1982, 37B, 1461.
    2. Larson, G. L. “Silicon-Based Cross-Coupling Reagents” Gelest, Inc. 2011.