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

Liang Xu, Haifeng Du and Yian Shi*

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

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

DOI: 10.1021/jo0709394 (free Supporting Information)


The use of di-t-butyldiaziridinone as nitrogen source and a N-heterocyclic carbene-Pd(0) complex as catalyst allows an efficient diamination of a wide variety of conjugated dienes and trienes in good yields with high regio- and stereoselectivities.

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Key Words

1,2-diamination, imidazolidones

ID: J42-Y2007-2850