Rapid and Convenient Microwave-Assisted Synthesis of Primary Amines via Reductive N-Alkylation of Methyl Carbamate with Aldehydes
Fredrik Lehmann, Martin Scobie*
*Orexo AB, Virdings Allé 32A, 754 50 Uppsala, Sweden, Email: martin.scobieorexo.com
F. Lehmann, M. Scobie, Synthesis, 2008, 1679-1681.
An experimentally simple Microwave-assisted reductive alkylation of methyl carbamate with a range of aldehydes provides, after basic work-up, structurally diverse primary amines. This method is particularly amenable to high-throughput synthesis.
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