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Efficient carbon-carbon bond formation of N-carbobenzyloxy amines with 1,3-dicarbonyl compounds at the α-position of nitrogen was established by a one-pot oxidative Mannich reaction using N-tert-butylbenzenesulfinimidoyl chloride as an oxidant.
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