Catalytic Transfer Hydration of Cyanohydrins to α-Hydroxyamides
Tomoya Kanda, Asuka Naraoka, Hiroshi Naka*
*Research Center for Materials Science, Nagoya University, Chikusa, Nagoya 464-8602, Japan, Email: h_nakanagoya-u.jp
T. Kanda, A. Naraoka, H. Naka, J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2019, 141, 825-830.
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A palladium(II)-catalyzed transfer hydration of various aldehyde- and ketone-derived cyanohydrins provides α-mono- and α,α-disubstituted-α-hydroxyamides by using carboxamides as water donors under mild conditions.
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