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Hypervalent Iodine Mediated Oxidative Amination of Allenes

Nibadita Purkait, Sota Okumura, José A. Souto and Kilian Muņiz*

*Institute of Chemical Research of Catalonia (ICIQ), Av. Paīsos Catalans 16, 43007 Tarragona, Spain, Email:

N. Purkait, S. Okumura, J. A. Souto, K. Muņiz, Org. Lett., 2014, 16, 4750-4753.

DOI: 10.1021/ol502179z

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An oxidative amination of allenes using a single hypervalent iodine reagent proceeds very efficiently for monosubstituted allenes and leads to formation of the corresponding propargylic amines, either as the internal or as the terminal amine depending on the addition of triphenylphosphine oxide to the iodine(III) reagent.

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Key Words

propargylic amines, sulfonamides

ID: J54-Y2014