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Palladium-Catalyzed Conversion of Benzylic and Allylic Halides into α-Aryl and β,γ-Unsaturated Tertiary Amides by the Use of a Carbamoylsilane

Robert F. Cunico* and Rajesh K. Pandey

*Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, Northern Illinois University, DeKalb, Illinois 60115, Email:

R. F. Cunico, R. K. Pandey, J. Org. Chem., 2005, 70, 9048-9050.

DOI: 10.1021/jo0512406


The palladium-catalyzed cross-coupling of allylic and benzylic halides with N,N-dimethylcarbamoyl(trimethyl)silane affords tertiary amides in good to excellent yields.

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ID: J42-Y2005-1810