One-pot Synthesis of α-Alkoxy Azides from Carbonyl Compounds Catalyzed by Iron(III) Chloride
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In the presence of alkoxytrimethylsilane and a catalytic amount of iron(III) chloride, the reaction of various carbonyl compounds with trimethylsilyl azide afforded the corresponding α-alkoxy azides. This reaction could be suitable especially for azidation of aromatic aldehydes and proceeds under mild conditions in a convenient one-pot manner.
- Chemistry Letters
Chemistry Letters 36(4), 532-533, 2007-04-05
The Chemical Society of Japan