Anti-Markovnikov hydroamination of terminal alkynes

Annegret Tillack, Ivette Garcia Castro, Christian G. Hartung, Matthias Beller

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Titanocene-η-alkyne complexes such as 1 are efficient catalysts for the hydro-amination of terminal alkynes to imines (see scheme; R = alkyl, R′ = SiMe3 or Ph). Excellent yields of imines and good to excellent regioselectivities for the anti-Markovnikov products were obtained.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)2541-2543
Number of pages3
JournalAngewandte Chemie International Edition in English
Issue number14
StatePublished - 15 Jul 2002
Externally publishedYes


  • Alkynes
  • Homogeneous catalysis
  • Hydroamination
  • Metallocenes
  • Titanium


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