The first aminimide synthesis from benzoyl azide and pyridine

Benny Capuano, Ian Travers Crosby, Edward John Lloyd, Juliette E Neve

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Irradiation of benzoyl azide 1 at 254 nm in the presence of some amines produces aminimides: in the presence of pyridine the aminimide 13 can be isolated in 41 yield; in the presence of N,N-dimethylaniline a CH insertion product 7 is obtained via an intermediate aminimide 12. This is the first reported synthesis of aminimides from a benzoyl azide.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)214 - 217
Number of pages4
JournalAustralian Journal of Chemistry
Issue number3
Publication statusPublished - 2007

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