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Palladium Nanoparticle-Catalyzed C-N Bond Formation. A Highly Regio- and Stereoselective Allylic Amination by Allyl Acetates

Laksmikanta Adak, Kalicharan Chattopadhyay and Brindaban C. Ranu*

*Department of Organic Chemistry, Indian Association for the Cultivation of Science, Jadavpur, Kolkata-700 032, India, Email:

L. Adak, K. Chattopadhyay, B. C. Ranu, J. Org. Chem., 2009, 74, 3982-3985.

DOI: 10.1021/jo9003037

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Palladium nanoparticles, generated in situ from palladium(II) chloride, are an efficient catalyst for the allylation of various aliphatic and aromatic amines with allyl acetates in high yields in the presence of a base without any ligand. The allylations are highly regio- and stereoselective.

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Key Words

Tsuji-Trost Reaction, Allylic Amines

ID: J42-Y2009-1550