We have developed a simple, mild method for N-formylation of a wide variety of amines in the presence of indium metal as a catalyst under solvent-free conditions. This reaction is applicable to the chemoselective N-formylation of amino groups and -amino acid esters without epimerization.
|Number of pages||4|
|Publication status||Published - 2010|
All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes
- Organic Chemistry