A photoinduced palladium-catalyzed 1,2-carbofunctionalization of conjugated dienes has been developed. This mild modular approach, which does not require employment of exogeneous photosensitizers and external oxidants, allows for efficient and highly regio- and stereoselective synthesis of a broad range of allylic amines from readily available 1,3-dienes, alkyl iodides, and amines. Employment of O- and C-nucleophiles toward oxyalkylation and dialkylation products was also demonstrated. A putative π-allyl palladium radical-polar crossover path is proposed as a key event in this three-component coupling process. The utility of this protocol is highlighted by its application for derivatization of several amine-containing drugs.
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- Colloid and Surface Chemistry