α-Methoxybenzamides 11, which are convenient precursors of acyclic N-acylimines, can be cleanly generated in high yields via a free radical process starting from an o-aminobenzamide 16 derived from an N-t-butyl or N-cumyl secondary amine. (C) 2000 Elsevier Science Ltd.
All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes
- Drug Discovery
- Organic Chemistry