Table 2 Selective production of formamides and primary amines from carboxides

From: N-formyl-stabilizing quasi-catalytic species afford rapid and selective solvent-free amination of biomass-derived feedstocks

  1. aReaction conditions: 2 mmol substrate, 6 mmol FA, 12 mmol AM, 180 °C (microwave), 3 min
  2. bReaction conditions: 1 mmol formamide, 2 mL methanol, 3 mmol Cs2CO3, 60 °C (oil bath), 1 h; Co-product is the equivalent methyl formate