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Comparison of Copper(II) Acetate Promoted N-Arylation of 5,5-Dimethyl Hydantoin and Other Imides with Triarylbismuthanes and Aryl Boronic Acids

Helmut M. Hügel*, Colin J. Rix, Karin Fleck

*School of Applied Sciences (Applied Chemistry), RMIT University, GPO Box 2476V, Melbourne, Victoria 3001, Australia, Email:

H. M. Hügel, C. J. Rix, K. Fleck, Synlett, 2006, 2290-2292.

DOI: 10.1055/s-2006-949638

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Copper acetate promoted N-arylation of imides with boronic acids can be employed as a major method for the synthesis of N3-aryl hydantoins.

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Key Words

arylations, imides, hydantoins, organoboron chemistry, organometallic reagents, Chan-Lam coupling

ID: J60-Y2006-4620