Ruthenium-catalysed oxidative synthesis of heterocycles from alcohols

Andrew J A Watson, Aoife C Maxwell, Jonathan M J Williams

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Ruthenium-catalysed hydrogen transfer has been successfully used for the conversion of alcohols into either 2,3-dihydroquinazolines or quinazolines. The choice of reaction conditions allows for the selective formation of either heterocycle and the methodology can also be applied to the sulfonamide analogue.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)240-243
Number of pages4
JournalOrganic and Biomolecular Chemistry
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - 14 Jan 2012


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