Hydroaminomethylation of olefins using a rhodium carbene catalyst

Abdul Majeed Seayad, Kumaravel Selvakumar, Moballigh Ahmed, Matthias Beller

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Hydroaminomethylation of terminal as well as internal aliphatic and aromatic olefins with various amines is described in the presence of [Rh(cod)(Imes)Cl] as a catalyst. In general good to excellent yields and high chemoselectivity were obtained in THF at 85-105°C using 0.1 mol% of catalyst.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1679-1683
Number of pages5
JournalTetrahedron Letters
Issue number8
StatePublished - 17 Feb 2003
Externally publishedYes


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