Indium-catalyzed N -formylation of amines under solvent-free conditions

Joong Gon Kim, Doo Ok Jang

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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.

Original languageEnglish
Article numberU00810ST
Pages (from-to)1231-1234
Number of pages4
Issue number8
Publication statusPublished - 2010

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Organic Chemistry


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