Leuckart amide synthesis

What is Leuckart amide synthesis?

The Leuckart amide synthesis produces aryl amides from isocyanates, as shown in the reaction scheme below:

Leuckart amide synthesis
Leuckart amide synthesis

References

Leuckart, R. (1885), Ueber einige Reaktionen der aromatischen Cyanate. [On some reactions of the aromatic cyanates.] Ber. Dtsch. Chem. Ges., 18: 873-877. https://doi.org/10.1002/cber.188501801182

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