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Base-Mediated Synthesis of Imines and Amines from N-Phenylureas and Alcohols

Dilip Kumar T. Yadav, Bhalchandra M. Bhanage*

*Department of Chemistry, Institute of Chemical Technology, N. Parekh Marg, Matunga, Mumbai 400 019, India, Email:

D. K. T. Yadav, B. M. Bhanage, Synlett, 2014, 25, 1611-1615.

DOI: 10.1055/s-0033-1341270

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A base-mediated protocol enables the synthesis of imines and amines from N-phenylureas and alcohols in good yields under air. This protocol is as an efficient alternative to conventional methods for the synthesis of imines and amines.

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Key Words

imines, amines, oxidations, alcohols, ureas

ID: J60-Y2014