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Lewis Acid and Hexamethyldisilazane-Promoted Efficient Synthesis of N-Alkyl- and N-Arylimide Derivatives

Paidi Yella Reddy, Satoru Kondo, Takeshi Toru* and Yoshio Ueno

*Department of Applied Chemistry, Graduate School of Engineering, Nagoya Institute of Technology, Gokiso-cho, Showa-ku, Nagoya 466-8555, Japan, Email:

P. Y. Reddy, S. Kondo, T. Toru, Y. Ueno, J. Org. Chem., 1997, 62, 2652-2654.

DOI: 10.1021/jo962202c


An economical and practical method for the synthesis of a wide range of imide derivatives has been developed by using inexpensive and readily available reagents under mild conditions.

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Key Words

Imides, Phthalimides, Succinimides

ID: J42-Y1997-580