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Efficient Gold-Catalyzed Hydroamination of 1,3-Dienes

Chad Brouwer, Chuan He*

*Department of Chemistry, The University of Chicago, 5735 S. Ellis Ave., Chicago, IL 60637, USA, Email:

C. Brouwer, C. He, Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., 2006, 45, 1744-1747.

DOI: 10.1002/anie.200504495


A mild, gold(I)-catalyzed hydroamination of 1,3-dienes is reported. Various carbamates and sulfonamides add to conjugated dienes to affort protected allylic amines in good to high yields.

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Key Words

amines, dienes, gold, homogeneous catalysis, hydroamination, allylic amines

ID: J06-Y2006-560