Jump to main content
Jump to site search

Issue 16, 2018
Previous Article Next Article

Alkene functionalization for the stereospecific synthesis of substituted aziridines by visible-light photoredox catalysis

Author affiliations

Abstract

A novel strategy involving visible-light-induced functionalization of alkenes for the synthesis of substituted aziridines was developed. The readily prepared N-protected 1-aminopyridinium salts were used for the generation of N-centered radicals. This approach allowed the synthesis of aziridines bearing various functional groups with excellent diastereoselectivity under mild conditions. Moreover, this protocol was successfully applied to prepare structurally diverse nitrogen-containing frameworks.

Graphical abstract: Alkene functionalization for the stereospecific synthesis of substituted aziridines by visible-light photoredox catalysis

Back to tab navigation

Supplementary files

Publication details

The article was received on 28 Nov 2017, accepted on 03 Jan 2018 and first published on 03 Jan 2018


Article type: Communication
DOI: 10.1039/C7CC09151F
Citation: Chem. Commun., 2018,54, 1948-1951
  •   Request permissions

    Alkene functionalization for the stereospecific synthesis of substituted aziridines by visible-light photoredox catalysis

    W. Yu, J. Chen, Y. Wei, Z. Wang and P. Xu, Chem. Commun., 2018, 54, 1948
    DOI: 10.1039/C7CC09151F

Search articles by author

Spotlight

Advertisements