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Synthesis of Nitrogen Heterocycles by Rhodium-Catalyzed Hydroformylation of Polymer-Attached Amino Alkenes with Syngas

Jayamini Illesinghe, Eva M. Campi, W. Roy Jackson and Andrea J. Robinson

Australian Journal of Chemistry 57(6) 531 - 536
Published: 02 June 2004


Rhodium(I) phosphite catalyzed hydroaminomethylation of resin-tethered amino alkenes with H2/CO gives moderate to good yields of five-, eight-, ten-, and thirteen-membered heterocycles. Competing hydrogenation, dimerization, or polymerization reactions were not observed using this methodology.

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