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Visible-Light-Induced Photocatalytic Aerobic Oxidative Csp3-H Functionalization of Glycine Derivatives: Synthesis of Substituted Quinolines

Xiaorong Yang, Liqi Li, Ying Li* and Yuan Zhang*

*State Key Laboratory of Applied Organic Chemistry, College of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering, Lanzhou University, 222 Tianshui South Road, Lanzhou 730000, PR China, Email:,

X. Yang, L. Li, Y. Li, Y. Zhang, J. Org. Chem., 2016, 81, 12433-12442.

DOI: 10.1021/acs.joc.6b02683

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A visible-light induced photocatalytic aerobic oxidative dehydrogenative coupling/aromatization tandem reaction of glycine esters with unactivated alkenes provides quinoline derivatives in good yield under mild and operationally simple reaction conditions.

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Key Words

quinolines, oxygen

ID: J42-Y2016