Chemoselective oxidative debenzylation of tertiary N-benzyl amines

@inproceedings{Bull2000ChemoselectiveOD,
  title={Chemoselective oxidative debenzylation of tertiary N-benzyl amines},
  author={Steven D Bull and Stephen G Davies and Garry Fenton and Andrew W. Mulvaney and Radhey S. Prasad and Andrew D Smith},
  year={2000}
}
Treatment of tertiary amines containing one or more N-benzyl protecting groups with aqueous ceric ammonium nitrate results in clean N-debenzylation to afford the corresponding secondary amine.