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Duroquinone, 2,3,5,6-tetramethyl-1,4-benzoquinone, DQ

See also: benzoquinone


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The combination of a palladium catalyst, a bidentate phosphine ligand, and duroquinone enables a catalytic intermolecular oxidative amination of unactivated olefins with primary aliphatic amines to provides a range of secondary allylic amines in good yields with excellent regio- and stereoselectivity. The reaction proceeds by allylic C(sp3)-H activation and nucleophilic amination.
M. Li, Y. Jin, Y. Chen, W. Wu, H. Jiang, J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2023, 145, 9448-9453..