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Production of Quaternary α-Aminonitriles by Means of Indium-Catalyzed Three-Component Reaction of Alkynes, Amines, and Trimethylsilyl Cyanide

Yuta Hamachi, Moe Katano, Yohei Ogiwara and Norio Sakai*

*Department of Pure and Applied Chemistry, Faculty of Science and Technology, Tokyo University of Science (RIKADAI), Noda, Chiba 278-8510, Japan, Email:

Y. Hamachi, M. Katano, Y. Ogiwara, N. Sakai, Org. Lett., 2016, 18, 1634-1637.

DOI: 10.1021/acs.orglett.6b00508 (free Supporting Information)

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An indium-catalyzed three-component coupling reaction of alkynes, amines, and trimethylsilyl cyanide provides quaternary α-aminonitrile derivatives via hydroamination of the alkyne and a subsequent nucleophilic addition of Me3SiCN.

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ID: J54-Y2016