Organocatalytic diimide reduction of enamides in water

Barrie J Marsh, E L Heath, David R Carbery

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Bridged flavinium organocatalysts have displayed efficacy in the diimide mediated reduction of enamides in aqueous conditions. This represents the first diimide reduction of an electron rich alkene and offers a clean alternative to the use of alkylating agents for N-alkylation.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)280-282
Number of pages3
JournalChemical Communications
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - 2010


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