Iridium catalysed synthesis of piperazines from diols

Lars Ulrik Nordstrøm, Robert Madsen

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A green and atom-economical method has been developed for the synthesis of piperazines by cyclocondensation of diols and amines in aqueous media in the presence of a catalytic amount of [Cp*IrCl2]2.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)5034-5036
Number of pages3
JournalChemical Communications
Issue number47
StatePublished - Dec 10 2007
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Catalysis
  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
  • Ceramics and Composites
  • Chemistry(all)
  • Surfaces, Coatings and Films
  • Metals and Alloys
  • Materials Chemistry


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