Catalytic coupling of nitriles with amines to selectively form imines under mild hydrogen pressure

Dipankar Srimani, Moran Feller, Yehoshoa Ben-David, David Milstein

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Imines are selectively formed by coupling of nitriles and amines under mild hydrogen pressure. The reaction is catalyzed by a bipyridine-based PNN Ru(ii) pincer complex and proceeds under mild, neutral conditions at 4 bar of H 2.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)11853-11855
Number of pages3
JournalChemical Communications
Issue number97
Publication statusPublished - Nov 30 2012


ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Catalysis
  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
  • Ceramics and Composites
  • Chemistry(all)
  • Surfaces, Coatings and Films
  • Metals and Alloys
  • Materials Chemistry

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