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Easy access to enamides: a mild nickel-catalysed alkene isomerization of allylamides
- WangThese two authors contributed equally., Lu, Liu, Chao, Bai, Ruopeng, Pan, Yani, Lei, Aiwen
- Chemical communications 2013 v.49 no.72 pp. 7923-7925
- catalytic activity, chemical communication, hydrogen, isomerization, isotope labeling, nickel
- The first Ni-catalysed alkene isomerization of allylamides for the synthesis of enamides was demonstrated. Various substituted N-allylamides were found to be suitable substrates for this isomerization. Isotopic labelling experiments showed that it is an intramolecular hydrogen transfer process.