Silver-catalyzed Preparation of Oxazolidinones from Carbon Dioxide and Propargylic Amines
Shunsuke Yoshida, Kosuke Fukui, Satoshi Kikuchi, Tohru Yamada*
*Department of Chemistry, Keio University, Hiyoshi, Kohoku-ku, Yokohama 223-8522, Japan, Email: yamadachem.keio.ac.jp
S. Yoshida, K. Fukui, S. Kikuchi, T. Yamada, Chem. Lett., 2009, 786-787.
DOI: 10.1246/cl.2009.786 (free Supporting Information)
A silver-catalyzed carbon dioxide incorporation reaction into various propargylic amines provides oxazolidinone derivatives under mild reaction conditions in excellent yields. The geometry of the C-C double bond in the product was confirmed by X-ray analysis.
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