An Eco-friendly N-formylation of Amines Using Nano Cerium Oxide as a Recyclable Catalyst Under Solvent-free and Ultrasound Irradiation Conditions at Room Temperature

Author(s): S. Mohammad Sajadi, Mehdi Maham, Akbar Rezaei.

Journal Name: Letters in Organic Chemistry

Volume 11 , Issue 1 , 2014

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Abstract:

A new method for the synthesis of formamides has been developed by the N-formylation of amines with formic acid in the presence of nano cerium oxide as an efficient and recyclable catalyst under ultrasound irradiation. The reaction system is remarkably simple and environmentally benign.

Keywords: N-Formylation, amine, nano cerium oxide, reusable catalyst, formic acid, ultrasound irradiation.

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VOLUME: 11
ISSUE: 1
Year: 2014
Page: [49 - 54]
Pages: 6
DOI: 10.2174/157017861131000057

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