(Chemical Equation Presented) Additions of iodonium-X reagents to N-alkoxycarbonyl-2-azabicyclo[2.2.1]hept-5-enes and the homologous 2-azabicyclo[2.2.2]oct-5-enes have been found to mirror the outcomes of additions of bromonium-X reagents. Only rearranged products were observed for reactions of either of these halonium ion reagents with the azabicylo[2.2.1] hept-5-enes. For the azabicyclo[2.2.2]oct-5-enes, nitrogen participation in addition of IOH or BrOH was dependent on the N-alkoxycarbonyl group. With larger N-Boc, N-Cbz, or N-Troc protecting groups, unrearranged 5-anti-hydroxy-6-syn- I(or Br)-2-azabicyclo[2.2.2]octanes were formed by nucleophilic attack at C 5 on syn-halonium ions. The structure of N-methyl-8-anti-bromo-4- anti-hydroxy-2-azabicyclo[3.2.1]octane has been reassigned by X-ray analysis.
All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes
- Organic Chemistry