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A Pd(0)-Catalyzed Diamination of Terminal Olefins at Allylic and Homoallylic Carbons via Formal C-H Activation under Solvent-Free Conditions

Haifeng Du, Weicheng Yuan, Baoguo Zhao and Yian Shi*

*Department of Chemistry, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, Colorado 80523, Email:

H. Du, W. Yuan, B. Zhao, Y. Shi, J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2007, 129, 7496-7497.

DOI: 10.1021/ja072080d (free Supporting Information)


A wide variety of terminal olefins can be effectively diaminated at allylic and homoallylic carbons via formal C-H activation in good yields with high stereoselectivity using di-tert-butyldiaziridinone as nitrogen source and Pd(PPh3)4 as catalyst.

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Diamination of Conjugated Dienes and Trienes Catalyzed by N-Heterocyclic Carbene-Pd(0) Complexes

L. Xu, H. Du, Y. Shi, J. Org. Chem., 2007, 72, 7038-7041.

Key Words

1,2-diamination, imidazolidones

ID: J48-Y2007-1930