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: pcrniser.ac.in
T. Nanda, P. C. Ravikumar, Org. Lett., 2020, 22, 1368-1374.
DOI: 10.1021/acs.orglett.9b04656 (free Supporting Information)
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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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