1,7-Electrocyclisation of non-stabilised azomethine ylides

  • Arany A
  • Groundwater P
  • Nyerges M
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Non-stabilised α,β,γ,δ-unsaturated azomethine ylides 3 were generated by the decarboxylation method from 3,3-diarylpropenals 1 and secondary amino acids 2. 1,7-Electrocyclisation of these azomethine ylides, followed by a 1,5-hydrogen shift, gives 2,3-dihydro-1H-2-benzazepines 4.

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  • Andrea Arany

  • Paul W. Groundwater

  • Miklòs Nyerges

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