Collect. Czech. Chem. Commun. 1979, 44, 2421-2425

Reaction of ketenimines with azoimide

Jan Světlík and Augustin Martvoň

Department of Organic Chemistry, Slovak Institute of Technology, 880 37 Bratislava


Diphenyl ketene N-aryl- or N-alkylimines react with NH3 to give 1 : 1 adducts on the C=N bond of the cumulene system. Spectral properties of thus prepared 1-aryl- or 1-alkyl-5-diphenylmethyltetrazoles are discussed.