Stable and readily available 1-sulfonyl triazoles are converted to the corresponding imidazoles in good to excellent yields via a rhodium(II)-catalyzed reaction with nitriles. Rhodium iminocarbenoids are proposed intermediates.
|Original language||English (US)|
|Number of pages||3|
|Journal||Journal of the American Chemical Society|
|State||Published - Nov 12 2008|
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Colloid and Surface Chemistry