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Rare-Earth-Catalyzed Transsulfinamidation of Sulfinamides with Amines

Daheng Wen, Qingshu Zheng, Chaoyu Wang and Tao Tu*

*Shanghai Key Laboratory of Molecular Catalysis and Innovative Materials, Department of Chemistry, Fudan University, 2005 Songhu Road, Shanghai 200438, China, Email:

D. Wen, Q. Zheng, C. Wang, T. Tu, Org. Lett., 2021, 23, 3718-3723.

DOI: 10.1021/acs.orglett.1c01106 (free Supporting Information)

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Eu(OTf)3 catalyzes a transsulfinamidation of primary sulfinamides with alkyl, aryl, and heterocyclic amines to provide diverse secondary and tertiary sulfinamides. Excellent catalytic activity and selectivity are achieved under mild reaction conditions.

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ID: J54-Y2021