Rhodium-catalyzed Beckmann rearrangement

Mieko Arisawa, Masahiko Yamaguchi

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equation presented Beckmann rearrangement of oxime is catalyzed by [RhCl(cod)]2, trifluoromethanesulfonic acid, and tris(p-tolyl)phosphine in refluxing dichloroethane, giving the corresponding amide in good yield. Product/acid ratios of 10:20 can be attained in the reaction of benzophenone oximes.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)311-312
Number of pages2
JournalOrganic letters
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - Jan 25 2001
Externally publishedYes

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Biochemistry
  • Physical and Theoretical Chemistry
  • Organic Chemistry


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