One-step synthesis of N,N '-dialkyl-p-phenylenediamines

Luke Timothy Higham, Katsuya Konno, Janet Scott, Chris Strauss, T Yamaguchi

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Condensation of 1,4-cyclohexanedione with primary alkylamines in the presence of air afforded N, N9-dialkyl-p-phenylenediamines. Reactions occurred at room temperature and were complete within a few hours, in high atom economy and with water as the major by-product.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)80 - 84
Number of pages5
JournalGreen Chemistry
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - 2007

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