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Current Organic Synthesis


ISSN (Print): 1570-1794
ISSN (Online): 1875-6271

Higher Efficiently Conversion of Heterocyclic Aryl Nitroalkenes to Ketones

Author(s): Dushu Huang, Jin-Gang Yu, Wei Liu, Yunhui Long and Jing Wang

Volume 11, Issue 6, 2014

Page: [907 - 910] Pages: 4

DOI: 10.2174/1570179411666140424232227

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Ketones were prepared by a modified Nef reaction using heterocyclic aryl nitroalkenes to react in a Fe-FeCl3-CH3COOH mixture with higher yield over 50% in sharp contrast with in Fe-HCl mixture with lower yield less than 30%, thus it’s cost-saving and relative environment friendly.

Keywords: Heterocyclic aryl nitroalkenes, Fe-FeCl3-CH3COOH system, ketones, Nef reaction, reductive hydrolysis.

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