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Amination of Arylboronic Compounds via the Copper-Catalyzed Addition of Arylboronic Esters to Azodicarboxylates

Takeshi Uemura, Mao Yamaguchi, Naoto Chatani*

*Department of Applied Chemistry, Faculty of Engineering, Osaka University, Suita, Osaka 565-0871, Japan, Email:

T. Uemura, M. Yamaguchi, N. Chatani, Synthesis, 2015, 47, 3746-3750.

DOI: 10.1055/s-0035-1560468 (free Supporting Information)


A copper-catalyzed addition of arylboronic esters to di-tert-butyl azodicarboxylate affords Boc-protected arylated hydrazine derivatives in good yields under mild reaction conditions. The reaction tolerates various functional groups.

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Key Words

amination, arylboronic esters, azodicarboxylates, hydrazines, copper, homogeneous catalysis

ID: J66-Y2015