Rh(III)-catalyzed directed C-H bond amidation of ferrocenes with isocyanates

Satoshi Takebayashi, Tsubasa Shizuno, Takashi Otani, Takanori Shibata*

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[RhCp*(OAc) 2(H 2O)] [Cp* = pentamethylcyclopentadienyl] catalyzed the C-H bond amidation of ferrocenes possessing directing groups with isocyanates in the presence of 2 equiv/Rh of HBF4·OEt2. A variety of disubstituted ferrocenes were prepared in high yields, or excellent diastereoselectivities.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1844-1848
Number of pages5
JournalBeilstein Journal of Organic Chemistry
Publication statusPublished - 2012 Oct 29


  • Amidation
  • C-H activation
  • C-H functionalization
  • Ferrocene
  • Rhodium

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Organic Chemistry


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