Novel Catalytic Effects in Ester Aminolysis in Chlorobenzene

Nuno Basilio, Luis García-Río, J. Ramón Leis, Juan C. Mejuto, and Moisés Pérez-Lorenzo
Chem. Commun., 2005, 3817–3819


The mechanism of glyme catalyzed ester aminolysis in chlorobenzene should be modified by including a new reaction pathway that shows a first-order dependence on the concentration of the phase transfer catalyst and a second-order dependence on butylamine.