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Copper-Catalyzed Oxidative Decarboxylative Couplings of Sulfoximines and Aryl Propiolic Acids

Daniel L. Priebbenow, Peter Becker and Carsten Bolm*

*Institute of Organic Chemistry, RWTH Aachen University, Landoltweg 1, D-52074 Aachen, Germany, Email:

D. L. Priebbenow, P. Becker, C. Bolm, Org. Lett., 2013, 15, 6155-6157.

DOI: 10.1021/ol403106e (free Supporting Information)

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A copper-catalyzed decarboxylative coupling of sulfoximines with aryl propiolic acids enables the preparation of N-alkynylated sulfoximines. Various substituents on both the sulfoximidoyl moiety as well as the aryl group of the propiolic acid were tolerated.

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Key Words

sulfoximines, oxygen

ID: J54-Y2013