Synthesis and structure of [2]catenated tertiary octamide and octamine

Nobuhiro Watanabe, Yoshio Furusho, Nobuhiro Kihara, Toshikazu Takata, Kazushi Kinbara, Kazuhiko Saigo

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Treatment of [2]catenated sec. octamide (1) with methyl iodide under an alkaline condition gave the corresponding N-methylated tert. octamide (2) which was reduced to [2]catenated tert. octamine (3). The structures of 2 and 3 were studied by Xray crystal structure and 1H NMR analyses.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)915-916
Number of pages2
JournalChemistry Letters
Issue number9
Publication statusPublished - 1999
Externally publishedYes

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