Indium-Catalyzed N-Formylation of Amines under Solvent-Free Conditions
Joong-Gon Kima, Doo Ok Jang*
*Department of Chemistry, Yonsei University, Wonju 220-710, South Korea, Email: dojangyonsei.ac.kr
J.-G. Kima, D. O. Jang, Synlett, 2010, 1231-1234.
A simple, mild method for N-formylation in the presence of indium metal as a catalyst under solvent-free conditions is applicable to the chemoselective reaction of amines and α-amino acid esters without epimerization.
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