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Synthesis of Sultams by Ring-Closing Metathesis

Shovan Mondal*, Sudarshan Debnath

*Department of Chemistry, Visva-Bharati (A Central University), Santiniketan 731235, India, Email:

S. Mondal, S. Debnath, Synthesis, 2014, 46, 368-374.

DOI: 10.1055/s-0033-1340360

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Ring-closing metathesis (RCM) enables the synthesis of various of N-substituted five-membered sultams in good to excellent yields by reaction. As many sultams precipitated from the reaction mixture, an easy separation by filtration was possible.

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Key Words

sulfonamides, sultams, sulfonylation, ring-closing metathesis, Grubbs II catalyst

ID: J66-Y2014