Organocatalytic Stereoselective Aziridination of Imines via Ammonium Ylides
Lal Dhar S. Yadav*, Ritu Kapoor, Garima
*Green Synthesis Lab, Department of Chemistry, University of Allahabad, Allahabad 211002, India, Email: ldsyadavhotmail.com
L. D. S. Yadav, R. Kapoor, Garima, Synlett, 2009, 3123-3126.
The tertiary amine DABCO catalyzes the reaction of imines with phenacyl bromide derivatives to afford functionalized aziridines in high yields and stereoselectivities in a one-pot process - including the formation of ylides and their precursors.
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aziridines, imines, nitrogen heterocycles, organocatalysis, stereoselective reaction, ylides