Molecules 2009, 14(6), 2118-2126; doi:10.3390/molecules14062118
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Highly Efficient Esterification of Ferulic Acid Under Microwave Irradiation

1 Jiangsu Key Laboratory for TCM Formulae Research, Nanjing University of Chinese Medicine, Nanjing, Jiangsu 210046, China 2 Division of Organic Chemistry, China Pharmaceutical University, Nanjing, Jiangsu 211198, China 3 Department of Medicinal Chemistry, Nanjing University of Chinese Medicine, Nanjing, Jiangsu 210046, China
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Received: 14 May 2009; in revised form: 30 May 2009 / Accepted: 8 June 2009 / Published: 10 June 2009
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Abstract: A highly efficient synthesis of alkyl ferulates under microwave irradiation is described. The time of these reactions ranged from 3 to 5 minutes, which was much shorter than the traditional synthetic methods, and the alkyl ferulates were obtained in higher yields.
Keywords: esterification; ferulic acid; microwave irradiation; highly efficient

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Li, N.-G.; Shi, Z.-H.; Tang, Y.-P.; Li, B.-Q.; Duan, J.-A. Highly Efficient Esterification of Ferulic Acid Under Microwave Irradiation. Molecules 2009, 14, 2118-2126.

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Li N-G, Shi Z-H, Tang Y-P, Li B-Q, Duan J-A. Highly Efficient Esterification of Ferulic Acid Under Microwave Irradiation. Molecules. 2009; 14(6):2118-2126.

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Li, Nian-Guang; Shi, Zhi-Hao; Tang, Yu-Ping; Li, Bao-Quan; Duan, Jin-Ao. 2009. "Highly Efficient Esterification of Ferulic Acid Under Microwave Irradiation." Molecules 14, no. 6: 2118-2126.

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