A Brønsted Acid Catalyzed Redox Arylation

Authors

  • Dr. Bo Peng,

    1. Max-Planck-Institut für Kohlenforschung, Kaiser-Wilhelm-Platz 1, 45470 Mülheim (Germany)
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    • These authors contributed equally to this work.

  • Dr. Xueliang Huang,

    1. Max-Planck-Institut für Kohlenforschung, Kaiser-Wilhelm-Platz 1, 45470 Mülheim (Germany)
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    • These authors contributed equally to this work.

  • Dr. Lan-Gui Xie,

    1. University of Vienna, Faculty of Chemistry, Institute of Organic Chemistry, Währinger Straße 38, 1090 Vienna (Austria)
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  • Prof. Dr. Nuno Maulide

    Corresponding author
    1. University of Vienna, Faculty of Chemistry, Institute of Organic Chemistry, Währinger Straße 38, 1090 Vienna (Austria)
    • University of Vienna, Faculty of Chemistry, Institute of Organic Chemistry, Währinger Straße 38, 1090 Vienna (Austria)

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  • We are grateful to the Max-Planck-Society and the University of Vienna for support of this work.

Abstract

A Brønsted acid catalyzed redox arylation of ynamides that employs aryl sulfoxides as the arylating agents is reported. This metal-free transformation proceeds at room temperature and efficiently affords α-arylated oxazolidinones in a redox-neutral, atom-economic fashion.

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