Application of p-toluenesulfonic Acid (PTSA) in Organic Synthesis

Author(s): Bita Baghernejad.

Journal Name: Current Organic Chemistry

Volume 15 , Issue 17 , 2011

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p-toluenesulfonic acid has been used in many organic preparations as a good solid catalyst. In this review, we wish to report some applications of this catalyst in organic reactions.

Keywords: p-toluenesulfonic acid, Heterogenous Catalysis, organic reactions, Beckmann Rearrangement, zeolites, heteropoly acids, Friedel-Crafts reactions, esterification, Synthesis of B-indolylketones, B-indolylketones, Nazarov Cyclizations, Halogenation of Ketones, Nitration of Phenols

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Year: 2011
Page: [3091 - 3097]
Pages: 7
DOI: 10.2174/138527211798357074
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