High oxlnation state transition metal carboxylates as acylating agents

Joel Recht, Brett I. Cohen, Alan S Goldman, Joachim Kolm

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The formation of amide bonds from the reaction of metal carboxylates with amines was observed for the first time; complexes of titanium(IV), zirconium(IV) and tantalum(V) were investigated.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)7281-7284
Number of pages4
JournalTetrahedron Letters
Issue number50
Publication statusPublished - 1990


ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Biochemistry
  • Organic Chemistry
  • Drug Discovery

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