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Cycloaddition of Aziridine with CO2/CS2 Catalyzed by Amidato Divalent Lanthanide Complexes

Yueqin Xie, Chengrong Lu, Bei Zhao*, Qianyu Wang, Yingming Yao

*College of Chemistry, Chemical Engineering and Materials Science, Soochow University, Suzhou 215123, People’s Republic of China, Email:

Y. Xie, C. Lu, B. Zhao, Q. Wang, Y. Yao, J. Org. Chem., 2019, 84, 1951-1958.

DOI: 10.1021/acs.joc.8b02924 (free Supporting Information)


Amidato lanthanide amides were applied in the cycloaddition reactions of aziridines with carbon dioxide (CO2) or carbon disulfide (CS2) under mild conditions to provide the corresponding oxazolidinones and thiazolidine-2-thiones in good yields with good functional group tolerance.

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Key Words

oxazolidinones, 1,3-thiazolidine-2-thiones

ID: J42-Y2019