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Department of Organic Chemistry, The Hebrew University, Jerusalem 91904, Israel, and Roy and Diana Vagelos Laboratories, Department of Chemistry, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104-6323
Org. Lett., 2004, 6 (12), pp 1995–1997
Publication Date (Web): May 13, 2004
Schiff bases of aromatic aldehydes and anilines that fail to react with triethylaluminum are smoothly alkylated at room temperature in the presence of lanthanide catalysts. The alkylation takes place selectively at the vinylic carbon atom.
Address (URL): http://pubs.acs.org/doi/pdf/10.1021/ol049420%2B