Organic reactions in ionic liquids: ionic liquid-promoted efficient synthesis of N-alkyl and N-arylphthalimides

Zhang-Gao Le, Zhen-Chu Chen, Yi Hu, Qinguo Zheng

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Abstract

Phthalic anhydride reacts rapidly with Aromatic and aliphatic amines in ionic liquid [Bmim][PF6] or [Bmim][BF4] at 130 °C to give N-aryl and N-alkylphthalimides in excellent yields.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)735-737
Number of pages3
JournalJournal of Heterocyclic Chemistry
Volume42
Issue number4
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - May 2005

Keywords

  • phthalic anhydride
  • aromatic amines
  • aliphatic amines
  • ionic liquid
  • [Bmim][PF6]
  • [Bmim][BF4]
  • N-aryl
  • N-alkylphthalimides

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