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Molecules 2014, 19(6), 7689-7713;

Formylation of Amines

Department of Chemistry, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL 32611-7200, USA
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Received: 12 May 2014 / Revised: 29 May 2014 / Accepted: 5 June 2014 / Published: 10 June 2014
(This article belongs to the Special Issue Carbonylation Chemistry)


Methods to convert amines to formamides are of interest due to the many uses of formamides as synthetic intermediates. These methods include stoichiometric reactions of formylating reagents and catalytic reactions with CO as the carbonyl source. This review discusses the reported stoichiometric and catalytic approaches for preparation of formamides. View Full-Text
Keywords: carbonylation; formylation; amines carbonylation; formylation; amines

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Gerack, C.J.; McElwee-White, L. Formylation of Amines. Molecules 2014, 19, 7689-7713.

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