Visible-light photoredox catalyzed oxidative Strecker reaction

Magnus Rueping*, Shaoqun Zhu, René M. Koenigs

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An aerobic photocatalytic oxidative cyanation of tertiary amines providing valuable α-aminonitriles in good to excellent yields was developed. Mild reaction conditions and low catalyst loading are attractive features of the protocol.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)12709-12711
Number of pages3
JournalChemical Communications
Issue number47
StatePublished - Dec 21 2011
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Metals and Alloys
  • Materials Chemistry
  • Surfaces, Coatings and Films
  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
  • Ceramics and Composites
  • Catalysis
  • Chemistry(all)


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