Intramolecular interception of the Newman-Kwart rearrangement by carboxylic acids

Timothy A. Ablott, Mitchell G. Fishburn, David R. Turner, Christopher Richardson

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Instead of undergoing the Newman-Kwart rearrangement, thermally-promoted reactions of O-aryl dimethylthiocarbamates featuring ortho-carboxylic acid substituents result in the loss of carbonylsulfide and formation of N,N-dimethylsalicylamides in high yields.

Original languageEnglish
Article number152153
Number of pages4
JournalTetrahedron Letters
Issue number30
Publication statusPublished - 23 Jul 2020


  • Metal-organic framework
  • Microwave-assisted synthesis
  • Newman-Kwart rearrangement
  • Thermal reaction

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