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, Volume 149, Issue 4, pp 749–754 | Cite as

Gold-catalyzed oxidative aminoesterification of unactivated alkenes

  • Pascal Feige
  • Teresa de Haro
  • Giulia Rusconi
  • Estibaliz Merino
  • Cristina Nevado
Original Paper


This paper describes an efficient aminoesterification of unactivated alkenes through Au(I)/Au(III) redox catalytic cycles using Selectfluor or hypervalent iodine(III) reagents.

Graphical abstract


Selectfluor Hypervalent iodine(III) reagents Heterocycles Homogeneous catalysis Redox reactions 



We thank the European Research Council (ERC Starting Grant 307948) and the Forschungskredit of the University of Zurich for the financial support.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Pascal Feige
    • 1
  • Teresa de Haro
    • 1
  • Giulia Rusconi
    • 1
  • Estibaliz Merino
    • 1
  • Cristina Nevado
    • 1
  1. 1.Institute of ChemistryUniversity of ZurichZurichSwitzerland

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