Synthesis 1988; 1988(4): 314-315
DOI: 10.1055/s-1988-27552
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A New Thiazolium Salt-Catalyzed Synthesis of α-Aminoketones from Aldehydes and Iminium Salts

J. Castells* , F. López-Calahorra, M. Bassedas, P. Urrios
  • *Dept. Química Orgànica, Divisió de Ciències Experimentals i Matemàtiques, Universitat de Barcelona, Martí i Franquès 1, E-08028 Barcelona, Spain
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Publication Date:
20 August 2002 (online)

A new reaction, closely related to both the classical Mannich reaction and the benzoin condensation, affords α-aminoketones from aldehydes and in situ prepared N-methylenemorpholinium or N-methylenepiperidinium salts.