Visible Light Induced Photocatalytic Conversion of Enamines into Amides
Jing Li, Shunyou Cai, Jietao Chen, Yaohong Zhao, David Zhigang Wang*
*School of Chemical Biology and Biotechnology, Shenzhen Graduate School of Peking University, Shenzhen University Town, Shenzhen 518055, P. R. of China, Email: dzwpkusz.edu.cn
J. Li, S. Cai, J. Chen, Y. Zhao, D. Z. Wang, Synlett, 2014, 25, 1626-1628.
Various enamines were photocatalytically cleaved to produce amide products under simple visible-light irradiation from a 45 W household light bulb via photosensitized formation of a singlet oxygen intermediate and a subsequent [2+2] cycloaddition event.
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photochemistry, catalysis, enamines, amides