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Nickel-(II)-Catalyzed N-Formylation and N-Acylation of Amines

Rahul B. Sonawane, Nishant K. Rasal and Sangeeta V. Jagtap*

*Department of Chemistry, Baburaoji Gholap College, Sangvi, Pune 27, India, Email:

R. B. Sonawane, N. K. Rasal, S. V. Jagtap, Org. Lett., 2017, 19, 2078-2081.

DOI: 10.1021/acs.orglett.7b00660

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[Ni(quin)2] catalyzes the N-formylation and N-acylation of amines using N,N-dimethylformamide and N,N-dimethylacetamide in the presence of imidazole in good yields. The protocol shows broad substrate scope for aliphatic, aromatic, and heterocyclic amines.

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Key Words

Transamidation, Acetamides

ID: J54-Y2017