An easy and general iron-catalyzed reductive amination of aldehydes and ketones with anilines

Steffen Fleischer, Shaolin Zhou, Kathrin Junge, Matthias Beller

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Abstract

A will of iron: An iron-catalyzed reductive amination of aldehydes and ketones with anilines using molecular hydrogen is presented. Under mild conditions, high yields for a broad range of aryl, alkyl, and heterocyclic ketones as well as aldehydes are achieved.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)2240-2245
Number of pages6
JournalChemistry - An Asian Journal
Volume6
Issue number9
DOIs
StatePublished - 5 Sep 2011
Externally publishedYes

Keywords

  • amines
  • catalysis
  • iron
  • ketones
  • reductive amination

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