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Allylic Amination of Alkenes with Iminothianthrenes to Afford Alkyl Allylamines

Qiang Cheng, Junting Chen, Songyun Lin and Tobias Ritter*

*Max-Planck-Institut für Kohlenforschung, Kaiser-Wilhelm-Platz 1, D-45470 Mülheim an der Ruhr, Germany Email:

Q. Cheng, J. Chen, S. Lin, T. Ritter, J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2020, 142, 17287-17293.

DOI: 10.1021/jacs.0c08248

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The reactivity of thianthrene-based nitrogen sources enables allylic amination of alkenes to directly afford alkyl allylamines. Iminothianthrenes can be prepared from primary amines in a single step.

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Key Words

allylic amines, photochemistry

ID: J48-Y2020