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Pd/C Catalyzed Carbonylation of Azides in the Presence of Amines

Jin Zhao, Zongyang Li, Shuaihu Yan, Shiyang Xu, Ming-An Wang, Bin Fu and Zhenhua Zhang*

*Department of Applied Chemistry, China Agricultural University, Beijing 100193, China, Email:

J. Zhao, Z. Li, S. Yan, S. Xu, M.-A. Wang, B. Fu, Z. Zhang, Org. Lett., 2016, 18, 1736-1739.

DOI: 10.1021/acs.orglett.6b00381 (free Supporting Information)

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A facile and efficient Pd/C-catalyzed carbonylation of both aliphatic and aromatic azides in the presence of amines under CO atmosphere provides functionalized unsymmetrical ureas with N2 as the only byproduct.

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Key Words

urea derivatives

ID: J54-Y2016