Synthesis of primary amines from secondary and tertiary amines: Ruthenium-catalyzed amination using ammonia

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

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Abstract

Splitting of secondary and tertiary amines! The first selective catalytic synthesis of primary amines from secondary and tertiary amines with ammonia is reported. The products are obtained in yields up to 84 %.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)4705-4708
Number of pages4
JournalChemistry - A European Journal
Volume17
Issue number17
DOIs
StatePublished - 18 Apr 2011
Externally publishedYes

Keywords

  • amines
  • ammonia
  • ruthenium
  • synthetic methods
  • transfer hydrogenation

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