Green Condensation of Various 1,2-diamine and 1,2- dicarbonyl Compounds Catalyzed by Reusable Zirconium (IV) Tetradentate Schiff Base Complex
Maasoumeh Jafarpour, Ghorbanali Gorzin and Abdolreza Rezaeifard
Affiliation: Catalysis Research Laboratory, Department of Chemistry, Faculty of Science, University of Birjand, Birjand, 97179-414 Iran.
Keywords: Quinoxaline derivatives, salphen, Schiff base, zirconium complexes
Zirconium (IV) tetradentate Schiff base (salphen) complex has been successfully used for efficient condensation
of various 1,2-diamine and 1,2- dicarbonyl compounds in EtOH as a standard green solvent under mild conditions.
The investigation of turnover number and reusability of the catalyst indicate well the high efficiency and relative stability
of the Zr-complex in this reaction.
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