Iron-catalysed sequential reaction towards α-aminonitriles from secondary amines, primary alcohols and trimethylsilyl cyanide.

@article{Shen2016IroncatalysedSR,
  title={Iron-catalysed sequential reaction towards α-aminonitriles from secondary amines, primary alcohols and trimethylsilyl cyanide.},
  author={Hang Shen and Liangzhen Hu and Qing Wei Liu and Muhammad Ijaz Hussain and Jing Pan and Mingming Huang and Yan Xiong},
  journal={Chemical communications},
  year={2016},
  volume={52 13},
  pages={2776-9}
}
We have developed a one-pot iron-catalysed sequential reaction of secondary amines with primary alcohols, trimethylsilyl cyanide and TBHP under mild reaction conditions to give the corresponding α-aminonitriles. 

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