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Palladium-Catalyzed Intermolecular Aminocarbonylation of Alkenes: Efficient Access of β-Amino Acid Derivatives

Jiashun Cheng, Xiaoxu Qi, Ming Li, Pinhong Chen and Guosheng Liu*

*State Key Laboratory of Organometallic Chemistry, Shanghai Institute of Organic Chemistry, Chinese Academy of Sciences, 345 Lingling Road, Shanghai 200032, China, Email:

J. Cheng, X. Qi, M. Li, P. Chen, G. Liu, J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2015, 137, 2480-2483.

DOI: 10.1021/jacs.5b00719


In a palladium-catalyzed intermolecular aminocarbonylation of alkenes, the use of hypervalent iodine reagent can accelerate the reaction. The current transformation presents a convenient method to generate β-amino acid derivatives from simple alkenes.

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Key Words

amination, carboxylation, imides, PIDA, multicomponent reactions

ID: J48-Y2015