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Photoinduced Oxidative Formylation of N,N-Dimethylanilines with Molecular Oxygen without External Photocatalyst

Shuai Yang, Pinhua Li*, Zhihui Wang and Lei Wang*

*Department of Chemistry, Huaibei Normal University, Huaibei, Anhui 235000, P. R. China, Email:,

S. Yang, P. Li, Z. Wang, L. Wang, Org. Lett., 2017, 19, 3386-3389.

DOI: 10.1021/acs.orglett.7b01230


A photoinduced oxidative formylation of N,N-dimethylanilines with molecular oxygen in the absence of an external photocatalyst provided formamides in good yields under mild reaction conditions.

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Key Words

amides, oxygen

ID: J54-Y2017