Multifunctionalization of Unactivated Cyclic Ketones via an Electrochemical Process: Access to Cyclic α-Enaminones
Kangfei Hu, Peng Qian, Ji-Hu Su, Zhibin Li, Jiawei Wang, Zhenggen Zha*, Zhiyong Wang*
*School of Chemistry and Material Science, University of Science and Technology of China, Hefei, Anhui 230026, P. R. China, Email: zwang3ustc.edu.cn, zgzhaustc.edu.cn
K. Hu, P. Qian, J.-H. Su, Z. Li, J. Wang, Z. Zha, Z. Wang, J. Org. Chem., 2019, 84, 1647-1653.
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An electrochemically intermolecular α-amination of cyclopentanone with a broad range of anilines provides various α-enaminones under metal-free conditions in very good yields in one step.
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cyclopentenones, α-ketoenamines, electrochemistry