Anodic Cyanation of 1-Arylpyrrolidines
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The electrochemical cyanation of 1-arylpyrrolidines was carried out in methanol containing sodium cyanide at a platinum anode in a divided cell. The reaction gave the corresponding α-aminonitriles <B>2</B>, together with the unexpected 1-arylpyrrolidine-2-carboximidic acid methyl esters <B>3</B> as byproducts.
- Bull. Chem. Soc. Jpn.
Bull. Chem. Soc. Jpn. 79(4), 577-579, 2006-04-15
The Chemical Society of Japan