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Efficient and Selective Multicomponent Oxidative Coupling of Two Different Aliphatic Primary Amines into Thioamides by Elemental Sulfur

Thanh Binh Nguyen*, Ludmila Ermolenko and Ali Al-Mourabit

*Centre de Recherche de Gif-sur-Yvette, Institut de Chimie des Substances Naturelles CNRS, 91198 Gif-sur-Yvette Cedex, France, Email:

T. B. Nguyen, L. Ermolenko, A. Al-Mourabit, Org. Lett., 2012, 14, 4274-4277.

DOI: 10.1021/ol3020368 (free Supporting Information)

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An efficient and selective multicomponent oxidative coupling of two different aliphatic primary amines allows the synthesis of thioamides in the presence of elemental sulfur under solvent-free conditions.

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Key Words

Thioamides (Amination, Sulfurization), Multicomponent Reactions

ID: J54-Y2012-2720