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Transition-Metal-Free Electrophilic Amination of Arylboroxines

Qing Xiao, Leiming Tian, Renchang Tan, Ying Xia, Di Qiu, Yan Zhang and Jianbo Wang*

*Beijing National Laboratory of Molecular Sciences (BNLMS), College of Chemistry, Peking University, Beijing 100871, China, Email:

Q. Xiao, L. Tian, R. Tan, Y. Xia, D. Qiu, Y. Zhang, J. Wang, Org. Lett., 2012, 14, 4230-4233.

DOI: 10.1021/ol301912a


The use of arylboroxines and O-benzoyl hydroxylamines as coupling partners enables a transition-metal-free strategy to construct C(sp2)-N bonds. This transformation provides a useful method to access various aromatic amines.

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Key Words

aromatic amines

ID: J54-Y2012-2620