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Molecules 2008, 13(2), 340-347; doi:10.3390/molecules13020340
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Michael Additions of Amines to Methyl Acrylates Promoted by Microwave Irradiation

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Centro de Investigaciones Químicas, Universidad Autónoma del Estado de Morelos. Av. Universidad No. 1001, Col. Chamilpa, C.P. 62210 Cuernavaca, Mor., México
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Received: 30 December 2007 / Revised: 1 February 2008 / Accepted: 2 February 2008 / Published: 7 February 2008
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Abstract

A simple and efficient protocol has been developed for the Michael addition ofamines to α,β-unsaturated esters under microwave irradiation. Under these conditions therewas a significant decrease in the reaction time, increases in the yields and increased purityof the products.
Keywords: Michael additions; Microwave; Amines; Condensation reactions; Esters. Michael additions; Microwave; Amines; Condensation reactions; Esters.
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Escalante, J.; Carrillo-Morales, M.; Linzaga, I. Michael Additions of Amines to Methyl Acrylates Promoted by Microwave Irradiation. Molecules 2008, 13, 340-347.

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