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Review Article

Green Synthesis of Hydantoins and Derivatives

Author(s): Lluvia Itzel López-López*, Denisse de Loera*, Ernesto Rivera-Avalos and Aidé Sáenz-Galindo

Volume 17, Issue 2, 2020

Page: [176 - 184] Pages: 9

DOI: 10.2174/1570193X16666181206100225

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The hydantoin moiety is found in several bioactive compounds with important pharmacological properties such as antimicrobial, antifungal, anti-androgens, anticancer and the historical action anticonvulsant. Because of these reasons, the synthesis of these compounds and their derivatives is important to review considering the philosophy of the green chemistry. In this review, we present the actual importance in the green synthesis of hydantoins and their derivatives using green methods, such as microwave and ultrasound irradiation, ionic liquids, solid-phase and solvent-free synthesis. Finally, several green protocols reported have been discussed.

Keywords: Free solvent synthesis, green synthesis, hydantoins, microwave, solid synthesis, ultrasound.

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