Ritter reaction

Definition: A reaction between an alcohol or alkene and a nitrile to give an amide, catalysed by a Bronsted acid.

ID: RXNO:0000058

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Articles referencing this term

Diastereoselective Ritter reactions of chiral secondary benzylic alcohols
Philipp Rubenbauer and Thorsten Bach, Chem. Commun., 2009 , 2130
DOI: 10.1039/b901937e