Copper-catalyzed reductive amination of aromatic and aliphatic ketones with anilines using environmental-friendly molecular hydrogen

Svenja Werkmeister, Kathrin Junge, Matthias Beller

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Abstract

A convenient and practical copper-catalyzed reductive amination was discovered. In the presence of easily available and inexpensive Cu(OAc) 2 various ketones react with anilines and molecular hydrogen to give the desired amines in high yields.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)2371-2374
Number of pages4
JournalGreen Chemistry
Volume14
Issue number9
DOIs
StatePublished - Sep 2012
Externally publishedYes

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