An Alternative Procedure for the Aluminum-Mediated Conversion of Esters to Amides

Steven M. Weinreb, Jeremy I. Levin, Edward Turos

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A convenient method has been developed for directly converting esters to amides using reagents derived from the reaction of t rime thy laluminum with ammonium chloride, methylamine hydrochloride or dimethylamine hydrochloride.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)989-993
Number of pages5
JournalSynthetic Communications
Issue number13
StatePublished - Jan 1 1982


All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Organic Chemistry

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