S-Benzyl Isothiouronium Chloride as a Recoverable Organocatalyst for the Direct Reductive Amination of Ketones with Hantzsch Ester
Quynh Pham Bao Nguyen, Taek Hyeon Kim*
*School of Applied Chemical Engineering and Center for Functional Nano Fine Chemicals, College of Engineering, Chonnam National University, Gwangju 500-757, Republic of Korea, Email: thkimchonnam.ac.kr
Q. P. B. Nguyen, T. H. Kim, Synthesis, 2012, 44, 1977-1982.
DOI: 10.1055/s-0031-1291125 (free Supporting Information)
A direct reductive amination of ketones using the Hantzsch ester in the presence of S-benzyl isothiouronium chloride as a recoverable organocatalyst converts a wide range of ketones as well as aryl amines to the expected products in good yields.
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