Copper-catalyzed Csp2 –H amidation of unactivated arenes by N-tosyloxycarbamates

Alex John, Jeena Byun, Kenneth M. Nicholas

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[(Neocuproine)Cu]PF6 catalyzes the C–H amidation of unactivated arenes by N-tosyloxytrichloroethylcarbamates. Alkyl benzenes are selectively converted to aromatic amines and substituted arenes display variable regioselectivity.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)10965-10967
Number of pages3
JournalChemical Communications
Issue number93
StatePublished - Oct 29 2013

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