Facile conversion of thioamides into the corresponding amides in the presence of tetrabutylammonium bromide

Kiyofumi Inamoto, Mitsugu Shiraishi, Kou Hiroya, Takayuki Doi

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Abstract

Desulfurization of thioamides was accomplished using a semicatalytic amount of Bu4NBr. The corresponding amides were obtained in high yields, with good functional group compatibility.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)3087-3090
Number of pages4
JournalSynthesis
Issue number18
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2010 Sep 16

Keywords

  • amides
  • desulfurization
  • tetrabutylammonium bromide
  • thioamides
  • thioketones

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Catalysis
  • Organic Chemistry

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