Tetra-n-butylammonium Iodide Catalyzed C-H Azidation of Aldehydes with Thermally Stable Azidobenziodoxolone

Yukino Shinomoto, Akira Yoshimura, Hisato Shimizu, Mutsumi Yamazaki, Viktor V. Zhdankin, Akio Saito

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Tetra-n-butylammonium iodide can efficiently catalyze direct azidation of aldehyde C-H bonds with thermally stable azidobenziodoxolone at room temperature. Compared to conventional methods, which require excessive amounts of highly explosive azide sources, this is a safe and convenient procedure.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)5212-5215
Number of pages4
JournalOrganic Letters
Issue number21
Publication statusPublished - 6 Nov 2015
Externally publishedYes


ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Biochemistry
  • Physical and Theoretical Chemistry
  • Organic Chemistry

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