Formyloxyacetoxyphenylmethane as an N-Formylating Reagent for Amines, Amino Acids, and Peptides

Robert Chapman, Ruth Lawrence, Jonathan Williams, Steven Bull

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Formyloxyacetoxyphenylmethane is a stable, water-tolerant, N-formylating reagent for primary and secondary amines that can be used under solvent-free conditions at room temperature to prepare a range of N-formamides, N-formylanilines, N-formyl-α-amino acids, N-formylpeptides, and an isocyanide.
Original languageEnglish
Publication statusPublished - 30 Aug 2017

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