A photocatalyzed reaction of pyridine N-oxides with alkenes gives ortho-alkylated pyridines with cleavage of the carbon–carbon double bond. Benzyl and secondary alkyl groups are incorporated at the ortho position of pyridines in one pot.
|Number of pages||4|
|Journal||Angewandte Chemie - International Edition|
|Publication status||Published - Apr 23 2018|
- C−C bond cleavage
- pyridine N-oxides
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