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Although the resulting product is not always an amine, these reactions are unified by the formation of a carbon-nitrogen bond and the use of an electrophilic aminating agent.
A wide variety of electrophiles have been used; for substitutions, these are most commonly amines substituted with electron-withdrawing groups: Addition reactions have employed imines, oximes, azides, azo compounds, and others.
Nitrenes lack a full octet of electrons and are thus highly electrophilic; nitrenoids exhibit analogous behavior and are often good substrates for electrophilic amination reactions.
Nitrenoids can be generated from O-alkylhydroxylamines containing an N-H bond via deprotonation or from O-alkyloximes via nucleophilic addition. These intermediates react with carbanions to give substituted amines.
Other electron-deficient, sp3 amination reagents react by similar mechanisms to give substitution products. Alkyl- aryl- and heteroaryllithium reagents add to azides to afford triazene salts.
The chiral auxilliaries on these compounds are easily removed after hydrazine formation with azo compounds or azidation with trisyl azide.
Azidation using the latter reagent is more efficient than bromination followed by nucleophilic substitution by the azide anion  Palladium on carbon and hydrogen gas reduce both azide and hydrazide products the latter only after conversion to the hydrazine.
A variety of hydroxylamine derivatives have been used for this purpose. Sulfonylhydroxylamines are able to aminate a wide array of carbanions.
These additions have been rendered enantioselective through the use of chiral auxiliaries see above and chiral catalysts. Changing workup conditions may favor one product over another. In general, for reactions of enolates substituted with Evans oxazolidinones, trifluoroacetic acid promotes diazo transfer while acetic acid encourages azidation the reasons why are unclear.
Alkyl Grignard reagents alkylithium compounds alkylzinc compounds and alkylcuprates  have been aminated with electrophilic reagents successfully.
Among sp2-centered carbanions, vinyllithium compounds vinylcuprates and vinyl Grignard reagents  react with electrophilic aminating reagents to afford enamines.
The scope of sp-centered carbanions is limited to alkynylcuprates . Enolates and silyl enol ethers, the most widely used class of carbon nucleophiles in electrophilic amination reactions, participate in amination adization  and hydrazination  reactions.
The primary application of alkylmetal reagents in electrophilic amination reactions is the synthesis of hindered amines, many of which are difficult to prepare through nucleophilic displacement with an alkyl halide nucleophilic amination. For instance, in the presence of a copper II catalyst, bulky organozinc reagents react with O-acylhydroxylamines to afford hindered amines.
Although allylic amines are usually prepared through nucleophilic amination of allylic halides, a few examples of electrophlic amination of allylic substrates are known.
In the example below, an allylic zirconium reagent obtained by hydrozirconation is trapped with an O-alkylhydroxylamine. When chiral oxazolidinones are used in conjunction with azo compounds, enantioselectivity is observed see above. BINAP can also be used for this purpose in the amination of silyl enol ethers.
Formation of amines, hydrazines, and azides is possible through the use of various electrophilic aminating reagents. An example employing a nitrenoid reagent is shown below. In the example below, deprotonation of an activated methylene compound containing an O-phosphinoylhydroxylamine led to the cyclic amine shown.
Nitrites and nitrates can be used to form oximes and nitro compounds, respectively. Additionally, organoboranes can serve the role of the nucleophile and often provide higher yields with fewer complications than analogous carbanions.
The Neber rearrangement offers an alternative to electrophilic amination through the intermediacy of an azirine.
Electrophilic nitrogen sources are, however, either toxic or explosive in general. Great care should be taken while handling these reagents.
Many electrophilic nitrogen sources do not provide amines immediately, but a number of methods exist to generate the corresponding amines. The dried MgSO4 extracts were concentrated and the residue was purified by flash chromatography 1: No other data were reported.
Tetrahedron44, Tetrahedron62, Heterocycles59, Tetrahedron51, paper, we consider nucleophilic substitution reactions in the 4-halo-l-methylnitropyrazole- carboxylic acid series. The introduction of a nitro group in the 3 or 5 position of a molecule of 4-halo-l-methyl-.
Nucleophilic substitution at tetravalent (sp 3) carbon is a fundamental reaction of broad synthetic utility and has been the subject of detailed mechanistic study.
An interpretation that laid the basis for current understanding was developed in England by C. K. Ingold and E. D. Hughes in the s. Its a nucleophillic substitution reaction.
The reagent is the potassium hydroxide and the OH group act as a nucleophile and substitutes the Br. For the second part it does get quite complicated. The primary application of alkylmetal reagents in electrophilic amination reactions is the synthesis of hindered amines, many of which are difficult to prepare through nucleophilic displacement with an alkyl halide (nucleophilic amination).
Reaction of these nucleophiles with an alkyl halide (R—X) gives the following reactions and products: | | | | The halogen ion that is displaced from the carbon atom is called the leaving group, and the overall reaction is called a nucleophilic substitution reaction.
Procedure: 1. sulfur nucleophiles, aryl thioethers - thiols in nucleophilic aromatic substitutions, more reactive than corresponding alcohols; halogen nucleophiles, diazonium salt reaction - Sandmeyer reaction, aniline diazotized decomposed in halide presence.