One-pot synthesis of amides by aerobic oxidative coupling of alcohols or aldehydes with amines using supported gold and base as catalysts

Søren Kegnæs, Jerrik Jørgen Mielby, Uffe Vie Mentzel, Thomas Jensen, Peter Fristrup, Anders Riisager

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Abstract

Synthesis of amides by aerobic oxidative coupling of alcohols or aldehydes with amines via intermediate formation of methyl esters is highly efficient and selective when using a catalytic system comprised of supported gold nanoparticles and added base in methanol.
Original languageEnglish
JournalChemical Communications
Volume48
Issue number18
Pages (from-to)2427-2429
ISSN1359-7345
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2012

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