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Intramolecular C−H Amination Reactions:  Exploitation of the Rh2(II)-Catalyzed Decomposition of Azidoacrylates

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Department of Chemistry, University of Illinois at Chicago, 845 West Taylor Street, Chicago, Illinois 60607-7061
Cite this: J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2007, 129, 24, 7500–7501
Publication Date (Web):May 25, 2007
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Rhodium(II) perfluorobutyrate-mediated decomposition of vinyl azides provides a new, mild entry into Rh2(II) nitrenoid chemistry. This methodology allows rapid access to a variety of complex, functionalized N-heterocycles in two steps from commercially available starting materials.


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