Visible-Light-Mediated 5-exo-dig Cyclizations of Amidyl Radicals

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  • Authors:
  • Daniel Fernández Reina
  • Elizabeth Dauncey
  • Sara Morcillo
  • Thomas Svejstrup
  • Mihai Popescu
  • And 3 others
  • External authors:
  • James J. Douglas
  • Nadeem S Sheikh
  • Daniele Leonori


The visible-light-mediated synthesis of 5-methylene-pyrrolidinones is reported. This constitutes the first reported example of a 5-exo-dig hydroamination reaction involving a nitrogen-centred radical.

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Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)2108-2111
Number of pages4
JournalEuropean Journal of Organic Chemistry
Issue number15
Early online date6 Feb 2017
Publication statusPublished - 18 Apr 2017