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Amines are excellent at conjugate addition and unsaturated nitriles are excellent conjugate acceptors as the nitrile is relatively unreactive.
Back to more conjugate addition reactions Alternatively, use these links: (Substrate : Nucleophile)
Unsat. nitrile : Amine | Unsat. ester : Amine | Imine : Enamine | Unsat. aldehyde : Thiol
A. G. Csákÿ, G. de la Herrán and M. C. Murcia, Chem. Soc. Rev., 2010, 39, 4080.
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