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Copper-catalyzed aerobic oxygenative cross dehydrogenative coupling of methyl ketones with para-C–H of primary anilines
- Ji, Xiaochen, Li, Dongdong, Zhou, Xuan, Huang, Huawen, Deng, Guo-Jun
- Green chemistry 2017 v.19 no.3 pp. 619-622
- copper, dehydrogenation, green chemistry, ketones, moieties, oxidants, oxygen
- A novel oxygenative cross dehydrogenative coupling of methyl ketones with para-C–H of primary anilines under a copper/oxygen catalytic system is described. This methodology features advantages including readily available starting materials, green oxidant, and broad functional group tolerance.