Microwave-induced clay-catalyzed ring opening of N-tosylaziridines: A green approach to achiral and chiral diamines

Upender K. Nadir, Anamika Singh

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Abstract

N-Tosylaziridines react efficiently with amines in the presence of Montmorillonite K-10 as catalyst under microwave irradiation in solvent-free conditions to yield the corresponding achiral and chiral diamines regio- and stereoselectively, in a few minutes and in high yields.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)2083-2086
Number of pages4
JournalTetrahedron Letters
Volume46
Issue number12
DOIs
StatePublished - Mar 21 2005

Bibliographical note

Funding Information:
We thank the Council of Scientific and Industrial research (CSIR), New Delhi for financial support of this work and for a fellowship to A.S.

Copyright:
Copyright 2017 Elsevier B.V., All rights reserved.

Keywords

  • Aziridines
  • Clay
  • Diamines
  • Microwave

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