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Iridium-Catalyzed Isomerization of N-Sulfonyl Aziridines to Allyl Amines

Albert Cabré, Giuseppe Sciortino, Gregori Ujaque, Xavier Verdaguer, Agustí Lledós*, Antoni Riera*

*Universitat Autňnoma de Barcelona, Cerdanyola del Vallčs, Barcelona 08193; The Barcelona Institute of Science and Technology, Baldiri Reixac 10, Barcelona 08028, Spain, Email:,

A. Cabré, G. Sciortino, G. Ujaque, X. Verdaguer, A. Lledós, A. Riera, Org. Lett., 2018, 20, 5747-5751.

DOI: 10.1021/acs.orglett.8b02450

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The Crabtree's reagent catalyzes the isomerization of N-sulfonyl 2,2-disubstituted aziridines to allyl amines under mild conditions without activation of the catalyst by hydrogen.

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Key Words

isomerizations, allylic amines

ID: J54-Y2018