Russian Journal of Organic Chemistry

, Volume 50, Issue 1, pp 21–24 | Cite as

Transamination of α-amino nitriles

  • Yu. V. Popov
  • V. M. Mokhov
  • N. A. Tankabekyan


α-Amino nitriles containing a primary amino group undergo transamination with aliphatic and aromatic amines under mild conditions with high yields. A probable reaction mechanism involving intermediate elimination of cyanide ion has been proposed.


Potassium Carbonate Cyano Group Ketimine Acetone Cyanohydrin Carboxylic Acid Amide 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Yu. V. Popov
    • 1
  • V. M. Mokhov
    • 1
  • N. A. Tankabekyan
    • 1
  1. 1.Volgograd State Technical UniversityVolgogradRussia

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