Patent Number: 8,580,990

Title: Gold catalyzed hydroamination of alkynes and allenes

Abstract: Methods are provided for the catalytic hydroamination of compounds having an alkyne or allene functional group, in which the compound is contacted with ammonia or an amine in the presence of a catalytic amount of a gold complex under conditions sufficient for hydroamination to occur.

Inventors: Bertrand; Guy (Riverside, CA), Lavallo; Vincent (Riverside, CA), Frey; Guido D. (Riverside, CA), Donnadieu; Bruno (Riverside, CA), Soleilhavoup; Michele (Riverside, CA)

Assignee: The Regents of the University of California

International Classification: C07C 209/60 (20060101); C07F 1/12 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 2022-11-12 0:00:00