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A Simple and Efficient Iron-Catalyzed Intramolecular Hydroamination of Unactivated Olefins

Kimihiro Komeyama, Takayuki Morimoto, Ken Takaki*

*Department of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering, Graduate School of Engineering, Hiroshima University, Kagamiyama, Higashi-Hiroshima 739-8527, Japan, Email:

K. Komeyama, T. Morimoto, K. Takaki, Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., 2006, 45, 2938-2941.

DOI: 10.1002/anie.200503789 (free Supporting Information)


A simple iron-catalyzed intramolecular hydroamination of unactivated olefins proceeds under mild conditions and tolerates aminoolefins containing halide moieties.

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Key Words

alkenes, homogeneous catalysis, hydroamination, iron, nitrogen heterocycles, pyrrolidines

ID: J06-Y2006-1160