Synlett 1994; 1994(10): 827-828
DOI: 10.1055/s-1994-23019
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Convenient Direct Synthesis of Amides from Carboxylic Acid Esters Using Sodium Diethyldiamidoaluminate

Tae Bo Sim* , Nung Min Yoon
  • *Department of Chemistry, Sogang University, Seoul 121-742, Korea
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22 March 2002 (online)

Secondary and tertiary amides are prepared almost quantitatively from the corresponding carboxyic acid esters and sodium diethyldiamidoaluminate by refluxing in toluene or THF- toluene (1:1) for 1-6 h.