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Issue 2, 2014
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Enantioselective methodologies using N-carbamoyl-imines

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Abstract

Nucleophilic addition to carbon–nitrogen double bonds (imines) represents one of the most common strategies for the synthesis of amine derivatives. In order to circumvent the problem associated with low reactivity of imines in nucleophilic addition, various imines with electron-withdrawing groups at nitrogen have been studied, and many of them were successfully applied in asymmetric methodologies. Especially N-carbamoyl imines were found to be useful in the enantioselective synthesis of various organic compounds, due to their increased reactivity toward nucleophiles as well as limited difficulties connected with the removal of the carbamoyl moiety in target molecules. The aim of this review is to cover enantioselective methods based on N-carbamoyl imines, focusing on synthetically useful protocols.

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The article was received on 09 Sep 2013 and first published on 04 Nov 2013


Article type: Review Article
DOI: 10.1039/C3CS60321K
Citation: Chem. Soc. Rev., 2014,43, 611-630
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    Enantioselective methodologies using N-carbamoyl-imines

    J. Vesely and R. Rios, Chem. Soc. Rev., 2014, 43, 611
    DOI: 10.1039/C3CS60321K

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