Efficient preparation of trans-α,β-unsaturated aldehydes from saturated aldehydes by oxidative enamine catalysis

Shilei Zhang, Hexin Xie, Aiguo Song, Deyan Wu, Jin Zhu, Sihan Zhao, Jian Li, Xinhong Yu, Wei Wang

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Abstract

A mild and highly efficient amine-catalyzed, IBX-mediated oxidation of aldehydes to (E) selective α,β-unsaturated aldehydes has been achieved in good yields. The process features a new oxidation of enamines to iminium ions in a catalytic fashion.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1932-1936
Number of pages5
JournalScience China Chemistry
Volume54
Issue number12
DOIs
StatePublished - Dec 2011
Externally publishedYes

Keywords

  • IBX
  • aldehydes
  • enals
  • enamines
  • oxidative enamine catalysis

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Chemistry(all)

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