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Regioselective Iron-Catalyzed Allylic Amination

Bernd Plietker

*Institut für Organische Chemie, Universität Stuttgart, Pfaffenwaldring 55, 70569 Stuttgart, Germany, Email:

B. Plietker, Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., 2006, 45, 6053-6056.

DOI: 10.1002/anie.200602261


Various allyl carbonates have been converted under Fe catalysis into essentially regio- and stereoisomerically pure allyl amines. Catalytic amounts of piperidinium hydrochloride as a buffer retard catalyst decomposition.

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A Highly Regioselective Salt-Free Iron-Catalyzed Allylic Alkylation

B. Plietker, Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., 2006, 45, 1469-1473.

Key Words

allylic amination, arylamines, homogeneous catalysis, iron, regioselectivity

ID: J06-Y2006-3030