Rhenium-catalyzed diastereoselective synthesis of aminoindanes via the insertion of allenes into a C-H bond

Yoichiro Kuninobu, Peng Yu, Kazuhiko Takai

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Figure Presented. Aminoindane derivatives were synthesized diastereoselectively by the treatment of aromatic imines with allenes in the presence of a catalytic amount of a rhenium complex, [HRe(CO)4] n. The allenes inserted into the aromatic C-H bonds.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)4274-4276
Number of pages3
JournalOrganic Letters
Issue number19
Publication statusPublished - Oct 1 2010


ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Organic Chemistry
  • Physical and Theoretical Chemistry
  • Biochemistry

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