Michael Addition of Thiols to α-Enones: Is Any Catalyst Necessary?

Author(s): Maria Meciarova, Stefan Toma.

Journal Name: Letters in Organic Chemistry

Volume 3 , Issue 10 , 2006

Abstract:

Michael addition of thiophenol to chalcone was studied in different solvents. It was proved that reaction proceed very well in ionic liquids and chosen conventional solvents without any catalyst. It was also proved that reaction proceed well also with other thiols and other enones. Addition of selenophenol to chalcone in ethanol was also successful.

Keywords: Michael addition, ionic liquids, thiols, organocatalysts

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VOLUME: 3
ISSUE: 10
Year: 2006
Page: [794 - 797]
Pages: 4
DOI: 10.2174/157017806779025915
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