Gold Supported on Hydroxyapatite as a Versatile Multifunctional Catalyst for the Direct Tandem Synthesis of Imines and Oximes

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  • Hao Sun,

    1. Shanghai Key Laboratory of Molecular Catalysis and Innovative Materials, Department of Chemistry, Fudan University, Shanghai 200433 (China), Fax: (+86) 21-6564-3774
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  • Fang-Zheng Su,

    1. Shanghai Key Laboratory of Molecular Catalysis and Innovative Materials, Department of Chemistry, Fudan University, Shanghai 200433 (China), Fax: (+86) 21-6564-3774
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  • Ji Ni,

    1. Shanghai Key Laboratory of Molecular Catalysis and Innovative Materials, Department of Chemistry, Fudan University, Shanghai 200433 (China), Fax: (+86) 21-6564-3774
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  • Yong Cao Prof.,

    1. Shanghai Key Laboratory of Molecular Catalysis and Innovative Materials, Department of Chemistry, Fudan University, Shanghai 200433 (China), Fax: (+86) 21-6564-3774
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  • He-Yong He Prof.,

    1. Shanghai Key Laboratory of Molecular Catalysis and Innovative Materials, Department of Chemistry, Fudan University, Shanghai 200433 (China), Fax: (+86) 21-6564-3774
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  • Kang-Nian Fan Prof.

    1. Shanghai Key Laboratory of Molecular Catalysis and Innovative Materials, Department of Chemistry, Fudan University, Shanghai 200433 (China), Fax: (+86) 21-6564-3774
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  • The authors thank the NSF of China (20633030, 20721063, and 20873026), the State Key Basic Research Program of PRC (2003CB615807), Science & Technology Commission of Shanghai Municipality (08DZ2270500, 07QH14003), and Shanghai Education Committee (06SG03) for financial support.

Abstract

Two birds with one auric stone: The title system acts as a highly efficient heterogeneous catalyst for the one-pot tandem synthesis of imines or oximes from alcohols and the corresponding amines under mild conditions (see scheme; HAP= hydroxyapatite).

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