Sulfonyl-1,2,3-triazoles: Convenient synthones for heterocyclic compounds

Mikhail Zibinsky, Valery V. Fokin

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As easy as 1,2,3: Readily available and shelf-stable 1-sulfonyl-1,2,3- triazoles react with aldehydes and aldimines in the presence of RhII catalysts to produce 4-oxazolines and 1,2,5-trisubstituted imidazoles (see scheme).

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1507-1510
Number of pages4
JournalAngewandte Chemie - International Edition
Issue number5
Publication statusPublished - 28 Jan 2013
Externally publishedYes


  • carbenes
  • imidazoles
  • oxazolines
  • rhodium
  • triazoles

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Chemistry(all)
  • Catalysis

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