Pyrroles versus cyclic nitrones: catalyst-controlled divergent cyclization of N-(2-perfluoroalkyl-3-alkynyl) hydroxylamines

Qin Zeng, Li Zhang, Jieru Yang, Bing Xu, Yuanjing Xiao, Junliang Zhang
2014 Chemical Communications  
Divergent cyclizations of N-(2-(perfluoroalkyl)-3-alkynyl) hydroxylamines 1 have been realized by subtle choice of the catalyst under mild conditions, leading to two distinct types of synthetic valuable compounds, cyclic nitrones 2 and pyrroles 3, in moderate to excellent yields.
doi:10.1039/c4cc00493k pmid:24626793 fatcat:daso2h4tpvfjpmyya6e5mm5jvu