The first efficient hydroaminomethylation with ammonia: With dual metal catalysts and two-phase catalysis to primary amines

Burkhard Zimmermann, Jürgen Herwig, Matthias Beller

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Abstract

Primary and unbranched secondary amines are obtained by the highly selective hydroaminomethylation of olefins with ammonia [Eq. (a)]. The selectivity is readily controlled with a new dual Rh/Ir catalyst in a two- phase system.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)2372-2375
Number of pages4
JournalAngewandte Chemie International Edition in English
Volume38
Issue number16
DOIs
StatePublished - 12 Aug 1999
Externally publishedYes

Keywords

  • Amines
  • Hydroaminomethylations
  • Hydroformylations
  • Hydrogenations
  • Two-phase catalysis

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