Copper-catalyzed one-pot synthesis of  N-Aryl oxazolidinones from amino alcohol carbamates

W. Mahy, P.K. Plucinski, C.G. Frost

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An efficient sequential intramolecular cyclization of amino alcohol carbamates followed by Cu-catalyzed cross-coupling with aryl iodides under mild conditions has been developed. The reaction occurred in good yields and tolerated aryl iodides containing functionalities such as nitriles, ketones, ethers, and halogens. Heteroaryl iodides and substituted amino alcohol carbamates were also well tolerated.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)5020-5023
Number of pages4
JournalOrganic Letters
Issue number19
Early online date16 Sep 2014
Publication statusPublished - 2 Oct 2014


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