Highly efficient ruthenium-catalyzed oxime to amide rearrangement

N A Owston, A J Parker, J M J Williams

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A wide range of aldoximes has been converted into the corresponding amides using the ruthenium-based catalyst Ru(PPh3)(3)(CO)H-2/dppe/TsOH. The amides are generated in high yield and selectivity, with catalyst loading as low as 0.04 mol %.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)3599-3601
Number of pages3
JournalOrganic Letters
Issue number18
Publication statusPublished - 2007


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