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A Palladium-Catalyzed Cascade C-C Activation of Cyclopropenone and Carbonylative Amination: Easy Access to Highly Functionalized Maleimide Derivatives

Tanmayee Nanda and P. C. Ravikumar*

*National Institute of Science Education and Research (NISER), HBNI, Bhubaneswar, HBNI, Jatani, Odisha 752050, India, Email:

T. Nanda, P. C. Ravikumar, Org. Lett., 2020, 22, 1368-1374.

DOI: 10.1021/acs.orglett.9b04656

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A palladium-catalyzed C-C bond activation of cyclopropenone and concomitant carbonylative amination provides maleimides. Eliminated carbon monoxide from the cyclopropenone is efficiently recaptured in the catalytic cycle for the formation of maleimides.

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Key Words

maleimides, potassium peroxydisulfate

ID: J54-Y2020