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Direct N-H/N-Me Aziridination of Unactivated Olefins Using O-(Sulfonyl)hydroxylamines as Aminating Agents

Shekh Sabir, Chandra Bhan Pandey, Ajay K. Yadav, Bhoopendra Tiwari*, Jawahar L. Jat*

*Centre of Biomedical Research, SGPGIMS-Campus, Raebareli Road, Lucknow 226014; Department of Chemistry, Baba Saheb Bhim Rao Ambedkar University, Lucknow 226025, India, Email:,

S. Sabir, C. B. Pandey, A. K. Yadav, B. Tiwari, J. L. Jat, J. Org. Chem., 2018, 83, 12255-12260.

DOI: 10.1021/acs.joc.8b01673

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A highly efficient Rh(II)-catalyzed direct preparation of unactivated aziridines from olefins relies on O-(sulfonyl)hydroxylamines as the aminating agents. The reactions proceed with high stereospecificity.

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ID: J42-Y2018