Synthesis of azepine derivatives by rhodium-catalyzed tandem 2,3-rearrangement/heterocyclization

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Easy to N-cycle: The efficient synthesis of azepine derivatives was achieved by Rh-catalyzed tandem 2,3-rearrangement involving the heterocyclization of N-allenylnitrone intermediates (see scheme; cod=1,5-cyclooctadiene, tppms=sodium diphenylphosphinobenzene-3-sulfonate).

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)10816-10819
Number of pages4
JournalAngewandte Chemie - International Edition
Issue number43
Publication statusPublished - 2012 Oct 22


  • alkynes
  • nitrogen heterocycles
  • rearrangement
  • rhodium
  • ring expansion

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Catalysis
  • Chemistry(all)

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