Carbolithiation of aromatic rings: Cyclohexadienes from N-aroyl-2,2,6,6-tetramethylpiperidines

Jonathan Clayden*, Yann J Y Foricher, Ho Kam Lam

*Corresponding author for this work

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Benzamides whose nitrogen atom is part of a 2,2,6,6-tetramethylpiperidine ring are dearomatised by alkyllithiums, which attack them regioselectively to yield, after electrophilic quench, substituted cyclohexadienes.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)2138-2139
Number of pages2
JournalChemical Communications
Issue number18
Publication statusPublished - 22 Aug 2002


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