Palladium-catalyzed addition of nitrogen pronucleophiles to alkylidenecyclopropanes

Amal Inoka Siriwardana, Michiru Kamada, Itaru Nakamura, Yoshinori Yamamoto

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The inter- and intramolecular additions of cyclic amides (nitrogen pronucleophiles) to methylenecyclopropanes proceeded smoothly in the presence of catalytic amounts of Pd(PPh3)(4), affording the corresponding hydroamination products in good to high yields with high regioselectivities. The ring opening of methylenecyclopropanes occurred at the distal position of the cyclopropane ring.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)5932 - 5937
Number of pages6
JournalThe Journal of Organic Chemistry
Issue number15
Publication statusPublished - 2005
Externally publishedYes

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