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[3+2] Cycloaddition of Aziridines and Alkenes Catalyzed by a Cationic Manganese Porphyrin

Takuya Ozawa, Takuya Kurahashi*, Seijiro Matsubara*

*JST, ACT-C, 4-1-8 Honcho, Kawaguchi, Saitama 332-0012, Japan, Email: kurahashi.takuya.2ckyoto-u.ac.jp, matsubara.seijiro.2ekyoto-u.ac.jp

T. Ozawa, T. Kurahashi, S. Matsubara, Synlett, 2013, 24, 2763-2767.

DOI: 10.1055/s-0033-1340012 (free Supporting Information)


Abstract

A cationic manganese porphyrin catalyst enables a formal [3+2] cycloaddition between aziridines and styrenes to give the corresponding pyrrolidines.

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Key Words

cycloadditions, manganese, porphyrins, heterocycles, pyrrolidines, catalysis, alkenes, ring expansion


ID: J60-Y2013