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Letters in Organic Chemistry


ISSN (Print): 1570-1786
ISSN (Online): 1875-6255

A Simple and Green Procedure for the Synthesis of N-Benzylthioureas

Author(s): Lucia C. de Sequeira Aguiar, Gil M. Viana, Marcus V. dos Santos Romualdo, Marcio V. Costa and Bruno S. Bonato

Volume 8, Issue 8, 2011

Page: [540 - 544] Pages: 5

DOI: 10.2174/157017811797249281

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A simple and efficient reaction protocol for the synthesis of N-benzylthioureas is described from benzylisothiocyanate (BITC: 94% pure/ GC-MS), isolated from crushed papaya seeds.

Keywords: Benzylisothiocyanate, Carica papaya, Glucosinolates, Green chemistry, Isothiocyanates, natural products, Thioureas, cost-effective approaches, hydrolysis, myrosinase

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