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Palladium-Catalyzed Approach to Primary Amides Using Nongaseous Precursors

Dennis U. Nielsen, Rolf H. Taaning, Anders T. Lindhardt*, Thomas M. Gøgsig and Troels Skrydstrup*

*Center for Insoluble Protein Structure (inSPIN), Department of Chemistry, Interdisciplinary Nanoscience Center, Aarhus University, Langelandsgade 140, 8000 Aarhus C, Denmark, Email:,

D. U. Nielsen, R. H. Taaning, A. T. Lindhardt, T. M. Gøgsig, T. Skrydstrup, Org. Lett., 2011, 13, 4454-4457.

DOI: 10.1021/ol201808y

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Pd-catalyzed carbonylation chemistry applying a two-chamber system with crystalline and nontransition metal based sources of carbon monoxide and ammonia is suitable for the synthesis of various primary amides with good functional group tolerance. This approach is also useful for accessing carbon isotope labeled derivatives.

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ID: J54-Y2011-3650