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A convenient Two-Step Procedure for the Synthesis of Substituted Allylic Amines from Allylic Alcohols

Stephanie E. Sen*, Steven L. Roach

*Departement of Chemistry, Indiana U.-Purdue U. at Indianapolis (IUPUI), 402 North Blackford Street, Indianapolis IN 46202, USA, E-mail:

S. E. Sen, S. L. Roach, Synthesis, 1995, 756-758.

DOI: 10.1055/s-1995-4012

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The synthesis of isomerically pure allylic amines, including farnesyl amine, is achieved in excellent yields using a modified Gabriel synthesis.

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Key Words

Gabriel Synthesis, Mitsunobu Reaction, Amines, Allylamines, Phthalimides

ID: J66-Y1995-360