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On the Unique Reactivity of Pd(OAc)2 with Organic Azides: Expedient Synthesis of Nitriles and Imines

Authors

  • Laura Martínez-Sarti,

    1. Department of Chemistry, Imperial College London, Exhibition Road, South Kensington, London SW7 2AZ (UK)
    2. Erasmus student from the Universidad de Valencia, Doctor Moliner, 50, 46100 Burjassot (Spain)
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  • Dr. Silvia Díez-González

    Corresponding author
    1. Department of Chemistry, Imperial College London, Exhibition Road, South Kensington, London SW7 2AZ (UK)
    • Department of Chemistry, Imperial College London, Exhibition Road, South Kensington, London SW7 2AZ (UK)

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Abstract

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As good as it gets: Pd(OAc)2 is a highly efficient catalyst for the transformation of primary azides into nitriles or imines under neutral, technical-grade conditions, with unprecedented selectivities.

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