Efficient copper(II)-catalyzed transamidation of non-activated primary carboxamides and ureas with amines

Min Zhang, Sebastian Imm, Sebastian Bähn, Lorenz Neubert, Helfried Neumann, Matthias Beller

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Abstract

Amid(e) them all: Primary carboxamides and ureas react with aromatic and aliphatic amines in the presence of a copper catalyst to give a wide range of functionalized amides (see scheme).

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)3905-3909
Number of pages5
JournalAngewandte Chemie International Edition in English
Volume51
Issue number16
DOIs
StatePublished - 16 Apr 2012
Externally publishedYes

Keywords

  • amides
  • amines
  • copper
  • homogeneous catalysis
  • transamidation

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