A one-pot, multicomponent reaction for the synthesis of novel 2-alkyl substituted 4-aminoimidazo[1,2-a] [1,3,5]triazines

Felicia Phei Lin Lim, Lin Yuing Tan, Edward R.T. Tiekink, Anton V. Dolzhenko

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A highly selective, one-pot, three-component synthesis of novel 2-alkyl-substituted 4-aminoimidazo[1,2-a][1,3,5]triazines has been developed. The scope of the method was explored in two dimensions, varying the structures of trialkyl orthoesters and 2-aminoimidazoles in their reactions with cyanamide. Conveniently performed under microwave irradiation, this method was also proved to be efficient under conventional heating. A library of 24 novel compounds was prepared in high purity using this multicomponent approach. Molecular and crystal structures of representative molecules were studied using X-ray crystallography.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)21495-21504
Number of pages10
JournalRSC Advances
Issue number38
Publication statusPublished - 2018

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