1,8-Diazabicyclo[5.4.0]undec-7-ene (DBU): A Versatile Reagent in Organic Synthesis

Author(s): Bhaskara Nand , Garima Khanna , Ankita Chaudhary , Anshika Lumb , Jitender M. Khurana .

Journal Name: Current Organic Chemistry

Volume 19 , Issue 9 , 2015

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This review focuses on the catalytic activity of the organic bicyclic amidine base, 1,8-diazabicyclo [5.4.0]undec-7-ene (DBU). It is available commercially, cheap and a homogenous catalyst. It has been used widely in a variety of reactions viz. elimination, esterification, cyclisation, condensation, multicomponent reactions etc.

Keywords: Cycloaddition, DBU, isomerization, MCRs.

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VOLUME: 19
ISSUE: 9
Year: 2015
Page: [790 - 812]
Pages: 23
DOI: 10.2174/1385272819666150402221133
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