Nafion-H®: A Versatile Catalyst for Organic Synthesis

Author(s): Mazaahir Kidwai, Ritika Chauhan, Shilpi Bhatnagar.

Journal Name: Current Organic Chemistry

Volume 19 , Issue 1 , 2015

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Nafion-H®, a perfluoroalkanesulfonic acid resin has emerged as one of the promising and potential heterogeneous catalysts. It has been widely applied as a green, efficient and a recyclable heterogeneous solid acid catalyst in diverse organic synthesis. The present review highlights the significant advancements which have been made in the last few decades in the field of Nafion-H® catalyzed organic reactions of synthetic relevance. This review mainly focuses on the utility of Nafion-H® catalyst for construction of carbon-carbon, carbon-oxygen bonds, oxidation reactions, protection and deprotection of alcohols and carbonyl compounds, functional group transformations, synthesis of heterocycles, rearrangements and some functionalized derivatives of Nafion-H®.

Keywords: Heterogeneous catalysis, Nafion-H®, organic synthesis.

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VOLUME: 19
ISSUE: 1
Year: 2015
Page: [72 - 98]
Pages: 27
DOI: 10.2174/1385272819666141205234539

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