Diverse organic reactions have been explored using the basic surface of KF/alumina. This article has reviewed on assorted applications of KF/alumina in the synthesis of acyclic, carbocyclic and heterocyclic molecules with special focus on recent applications during 2005 to mid 2010. Examples of reactions under solvent-free dry conditions highlighting the greener context are also discussed.
Keywords: KF/Alumina, acyclic compounds, carbocyclic compounds, heterocyclic compounds, heterogeneous base, solvent-free reactions, inorganic oxides, montmorillonite, saponite, cross coupling reaction, solid surface, molecular, catalyst, organic synthesis, base-catalyzed reactions
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