Synthesis and characterization of 2-methoxy-2H-azepines: The first isolation of 2-azanorcaradiene, the valence isomer of 3H-azepine

Kyosuke Satake, Yuko Tawada, Hideki Okamoto, Masaru Kimura

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The selective formation of 2-methoxy-2H-azepine from 3H-azepines, via a likely azatropylium cation, is reported; the first isolation of 2-azanorcaradiene, which is considered to be the valence isomer of 3H-azepine, is also described.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)2015-2017
Number of pages3
JournalJournal of the Chemical Society - Perkin Transactions 1
Issue number14
Publication statusPublished - Jul 21 1997


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