Sodium methoxide: A simple but highly efficient catalyst for the direct amidation of esters

Takashi Ohshima, Yukiko Hayashi, Kazushi Agura, Yuka Fujii, Asako Yoshiyama, Kazushi Mashima

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Abstract

A simple NaOMe catalyst provides superior accessibility to a wide variety of functionalized amides including peptides through direct amination of esters in an atom-economical and environmentally benign way.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)5434-5436
Number of pages3
JournalChemical Communications
Volume48
Issue number44
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - May 7 2012

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Catalysis
  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
  • Ceramics and Composites
  • Chemistry(all)
  • Surfaces, Coatings and Films
  • Metals and Alloys
  • Materials Chemistry

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