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Imidazolinium salts as catalysts for the aza-Diels-Alder reaction

Václav Jurcík and René Wilhelm*

*Institut für Organische Chemie der Technischen Universität Clausthal, 38678 Clausthal-Zellerfeld, Leibnizstr. 6, Germany, Email: rene.wilhelmtu-clausthal.de

V. Jurcik, R. Wilhelm, Org. Biomol. Chem., 2005, 3, 239-244.

DOI: 10.1039/b415023f


Abstract

Imidazolinium salts are capable of catalysing an aza-Diels-Alder reaction with a range of imines and Danishefsky's diene, leading to the desired products in good to excellent yields.

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Key Words

Diels-Alder reaction, Organocatalysis, 2,3-Dihydro-4-pyridones


ID: J52-Y2005-150