Homoleptic Bis(trimethylsilyl)amides of Yttrium Complexes Catalyzed Hydroboration Reduction of Amides to Amines
Pengqing Ye, Yinlin Shao*, Xuanzeng Ye, Fangjun Zhang*, Renhao Li, Jiani Sun, Beihang Xu and Jiuxi Chen*
*Wenzhou University, Wenzhou, 325035; Wenzhou Medical University, Wenzhou 325035, P.R. China, Email: shaoylwzu.edu.cn, rjzfjwmu.edu.cn, jiuxichenwzu.edu.cn
P. Ye, Y. Shao, X. Ye, F. Zhang, R. Li, J. Sun, B. Xu, J. Chen, Org. Lett., 2020, 22, 1265-1269.
DOI: 10.1021/acs.orglett.9b04606 (free Supporting Information)
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Y[N(TMS)2]3 is an efficient homogeneous catalyst for the hydroboration of secondary amides and tertiary amides to provide the corresponding amines. The reaction tolerates various functional groups such as cyano, nitro, and vinyl groups.
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