Acylmethanesulfonamides as new acylating agents for primary amines

Silvia Coniglio*, Andrea Aramini, M. Candida Cesta, Sandro Colagioia, Roberto Curti, Fabrizio D'Alessandro, Gaetano D'Anniballe, Valerio D'Elia, Giuseppe Nano, Valerie Orlando, Marcello Allegretti

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A new, simple and efficient procedure for the preparation of secondary amides through internal condensation of acylmethanesulfonamides ammonium salts is described. The selective acylation of mixed primary-secondary amines could be an attractive application of the new method.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)5375-5378
Number of pages4
JournalTetrahedron Letters
Issue number28
StatePublished - Jul 5 2004
Externally publishedYes


  • Acylmethanesulfonamides
  • Condensation reaction
  • Mixed primary-secondary amine

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Biochemistry
  • Drug Discovery
  • Organic Chemistry


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