An efficient boric acid-mediated preparation of α-hydroxyamides

J. Sravan Kumar, Subash C. Jonnalagadda, Venkatram R. Mereddy

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An efficient methodology for the preparation of α-hydroxyamides via boric acid-mediated addition of isonitriles onto aldehydes has been developed. The reaction of isonitriles with α-boronobenzaldehyde takes place under intramolecular catalysis conditions to provide functionalized benzoxaboroles.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)779-782
Number of pages4
JournalTetrahedron Letters
Issue number5
StatePublished - Feb 3 2010

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Biochemistry
  • Drug Discovery
  • Organic Chemistry


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