Molecular Iodine: An Efficient and Versatile Reagent for Organic Synthesis

Author(s): Sunil U. Tekale, Sushma S. Kauthale, Satish A. Dake, Swapnil R. Sarda, Rajendra P. Pawar.

Journal Name: Current Organic Chemistry

Volume 16 , Issue 12 , 2012

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Molecular iodine has acquired an important role in organic synthesis due to its unique and powerful feature to catalyze organic transformations on account of its mild Lewis acidic character. The current review enlightens the versatile nature of the catalyst for numerous organic strategies including the synthesis of various heterocyclic compounds, iodination, protection- deprotection of functional groups etc.

Keywords: Catalyst, Lewis acid, Molecular iodine, Organic transformations, Reagent etc

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Year: 2012
Page: [1485 - 1501]
Pages: 17
DOI: 10.2174/138527212800672574
Price: $58

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