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Indium Trichloride-Catalyzed Conjugate Addition of Amines to α,β-Ethylenic Compounds in Water

Teck-Peng Loh* , Lin-Li Wei
  • *Department of Chemistry, National University of Singapore, 10 Kent Ridge Crescent, Singapore 119260
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31. Dezember 2000 (online)

Catalytic amount of indium (III) trichloride efficiently catalyzed Michael reaction between amines and α,β-ethylenic compounds in water and under mild conditions. Indium trichloride can be recovered and reused without decrease in yield.