Solvent-free preparation of primary imines from 2-hydroxyaryl ketones

Ylva Elisabet Bergman, Patrick Perlmutter, Neeranat Thienthong

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Primary imines can be readily prepd. from 2-hydroxyaryl ketones by reaction with ammonium iodide and piperidine under solvent-free conditions. E.g., (2-hydroxybenzoyl)pyridine gave 100 2-hydroxyphenyl(2-pyridyl)methylimine. [on SciFinder(R)]
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)539 - 540
Number of pages2
JournalGreen Chemistry
Issue number11
Publication statusPublished - 2004

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