A scalable rhodium-catalyzed intermolecular aziridination reaction

David T. Smith, Jon T. Njardarson

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Abstract

The amine has landed! By employing the rhodium catalyst [Rh 2(esp)2] in the presence of a readily available amine source (DPH), unactivated and styrene-type olefins can now be stereospecifally transformed, in high yields at room temperature, into valuable NH aziridine products. esp=α,α,α?,α?-tetramethyl-1,3- benzenedipropionic acid.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)4278-4280
Number of pages3
JournalAngewandte Chemie - International Edition
Volume53
Issue number17
DOIs
StatePublished - Apr 22 2014

Keywords

  • aziridination
  • aziridines
  • heterocycles
  • nitrene
  • rhodium

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Catalysis
  • Chemistry(all)

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