Reactivity of 3,3′‐methylenebis(5‐phenyl)oxazolidine with urea, thiourea and cyanamide. An alternative mechanism for the α‐ureidoalkylation of 2‐amino‐l‐phenylethanol

Paolo Pevarello, Vittorio Pinciroli, Mario Varasi

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The title compound 1 reacts with urea, thiourea and cyanamide, yielding the corresponding 1,3,5‐triazine‐2‐one 3a, ‐2‐thione 3b and an N,N‐dicyanobisaminal 4 derivative, respectively. An alternative mechanism for this class of α‐ureidoaikylations is proposed.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1089-1091
Number of pages3
JournalJournal of Heterocyclic Chemistry
Issue number4
Publication statusPublished - 1994


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  • Organic Chemistry

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