Transition Metal-Catalyzed C–H Functionalization of Heterocyclic N-Oxides

Part of the Topics in Heterocyclic Chemistry book series (TOPICS, volume 53)


Transition metal-catalyzed C–H-functionalization reactions of heterocyclic N-oxides are reviewed. Arylation, alkenylation, alkylation, cyanation, amidation, and sulfonylation reactions of azine, azole, and non-aromatic N-oxides are discussed with an emphasis on the regioselectivity of the C2–H, as well as distal C–H functionalization, of heterocyclic N-oxides. The review primarily focuses on the advances from the past decade.


Alkenylation Alkylation Alkynylation Allylation Amination Arylation Azine azole Azole N-oxide Catalysis C–H functionalization Cyanation Heterocycles Iodination N-oxide Olefination Palladium Pyridine quinoline Selenylation Sulfonylation Sulfoximination Transition metal 



Financial support by the Welch Foundation (AX-1788) and the NSF (CHE-1455061) is gratefully acknowledged.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.The University of Texas at San AntonioSan AntonioUSA

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