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Recent developments in Ritter reaction

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Ritter reaction is an atom economy reaction which produces an amide through the reaction of a nitrile with an alcohol or alkene in the presence of an acid. A number of important advances have been achieved in recent years with respect to substrates, the variety of catalysts, the reaction media and the diversity of products. This paper reviews recent findings and assesses the Ritter reaction.

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19 Sep 2014
13 Nov 2014
First published
13 Nov 2014

RSC Adv., 2014,4, 64936-64946
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Review Article

Recent developments in Ritter reaction

D. Jiang, T. He, L. Ma and Z. Wang, RSC Adv., 2014, 4, 64936
DOI: 10.1039/C4RA10784E

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