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Tris(pentafluorophenyl)borane-Catalyzed Synthesis of N-Benzyl Pyrrolidines

Pabbaraja Srihari*, Srinivasa Rao Yaragorla, Debjit Basu, Srivari Chandrasekhar

*Organic Division I, Indian Institute of Chemical Technology, Hyderabad 500007, India, Email:

P. Srihari, S. R. Yaragorla, D. Basu, S. Chandrasekhar, Synthesis, 2006, 2646-2648.

DOI: 10.1055/s-2006-942501


1,3-Dipolar cycloaddition of in situ generated azomethine ylides to electron deficient olefins catalyzed by tris(pentafluorophenyl)borane is described.

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Key Words

1,3-dipolar cycloaddition, dipole, pyrrolidine, azomethine ylide, heterocycles

ID: J66-Y2006-2460