A novel oxidative transformation of α-aminonitriles to amides

Satoshi Yokoshima, Tetsuji Kubo, Hidetoshi Tokuyama, Tohru Fukuyama

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Abstract

A novel oxidative transformation of α-aminonitriles to amides is reported. Oxidation of α-aminonitriles with peracid, followed by basic treatment affords, amides in good yields. A mechanistic aspect of this transformation is also discussed.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)122-123
Number of pages2
JournalChemistry Letters
Issue number2
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2002 Feb 5
Externally publishedYes

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  • Chemistry(all)

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