Synthesis of Heterocycles by Intramolecular Cyclization of Organic Azides

Author(s): Sergio Cenini, Fabio Ragaini, Emma Gallo, Alessandro Caselli.

Journal Name: Current Organic Chemistry

Volume 15 , Issue 10 , 2011

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Abstract:

A review of synthetic methodologies reported in the last five years that yield N-heterocyclic products by intramolecular cyclization of organic azides with a particular emphasis on transformations catalyzed by metal complexes is presented. These reactions have been classified according to the ring size of the formed heterocycle.

Keywords: Amination reactions, Heterocycles, Homogeneous catalysis, Intramolecular cyclisations, Organic azides, Transition metal complexes, Dihydropyrroles, Benzimidazoles, isoquinolones, benzo[c]phenanthridine alkaloids, p-tolyl-sulfonyl

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VOLUME: 15
ISSUE: 10
Year: 2011
Page: [1578 - 1592]
Pages: 15
DOI: 10.2174/138527211795378164
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