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Oxidative Diamination Promoted by Dinuclear Iodine(III) Reagents

Caren Röben, José A. Souto, Eduardo C. Escudero-Adán and Kilian Muńiz*

*ICIQ - Institute of Chemical Research of Catalonia, Av. Paďsos Catalans 16, 43007 Tarragona, Spain, Email:

C. Röben, J. A. Souto, E. C. Escudero-Adán, K. Muńiz, Org. Lett., 2013, 15, 1008-1011.

DOI: 10.1021/ol3034884 (free Supporting Information)

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Dinuclear iodine(III) reagents with a defined structure enable an intermolecular diamination of alkenes. These highly reactive hypervalent iodine(III) compounds are accessible through protolytic aminolysis events, which generate defined imido-iodine(III) groups.

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Key Words

Diamination, Iodine(III) reagents

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