A direct catalytic substitution of various allylic and benzylic alcohols with synthetically useful, but acid-sensitive Boc, Bus, and Dios protected amine nucleophiles, which have not been well utilized for Lewis acid catalysis, with various functionalities (OTBS, OTHP, etc.) was efficiently catalyzed by 1 mol% of Au(iii) under mild conditions.
All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes
- Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
- Ceramics and Composites
- Surfaces, Coatings and Films
- Metals and Alloys
- Materials Chemistry