Convenient method for one-pot preparation of 1,2-diamines from nitroolefins

Kiyomi Imagawa, Eiichiro Hata, Tohru Yamada, Teruaki Mukaiyama

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Convenient method for preparation of 1,2-diamine from the corresponding nitroolefin was established by successive reactions of Michael addition of O-ethylhydroxylamine to nitroolefin and reduction with hydrogen. The present preparative method was applicable to various nitroolefins by one-pot procedure.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)291-292
Number of pages2
JournalChemistry Letters
Issue number4
Publication statusPublished - 1996
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • General Chemistry


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