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Photocatalytic C(sp3)–H Activation of Aliphatic Amines by Using Decatungstate Anion to Obtain Aminoacids

The possibility of photocatalytic C(sp3)–H activation of aliphatic amines with the participation of decatungstate anion and their subsequent interaction with an acrylic acid ester has been demonstrated. Irradiation of reaction mixtures containing an aliphatic amine in the form of trifluoroacetic acid salt, acrylic acid tert-butyl ester, and sodium decatungstate Na4W10O32 or tetra-n-butylammonium has been shown to result in the formation of branched-chain amino acid esters.

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Translated from Teoretychna ta Eksperymentalna Khimiya, Vol. 57, No. 6, pp. 370-374, November-December, 2021.

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Kozytskiy, A.V., Bielousov, O.P. Photocatalytic C(sp3)–H Activation of Aliphatic Amines by Using Decatungstate Anion to Obtain Aminoacids. Theor Exp Chem 57, 437–442 (2022).

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  • photocatalytic C(sp 3)–H activation
  • decatungstate
  • photocatalysis
  • aminoacids