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Diiodine-Triethylsilane System: Reduction of N-Sulfonyl Aldimines to N-Alkylsulfonamides

Jin Jiang*, Lili Xiao, Yu-Long Li

*School of Chemistry and Environmental Engineering, Sichuan University of Science and Engineering, Zigong 643000, P. R. of China, Email:

J. Jiang, L. Xiao, Y.-L. Li, J. An, Synlett, 2021, 32, 291-294.

DOI: 10.1055/s-0040-1706544


The combination of molecular iodine and a hydrosilane enables a practical reduction of N-sulfonyl aldimines to the corresponding N-alkylsulfonamides.

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Key Words

reduction of imines, triethylsilane

ID: J72-Y2021