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Molecules 2010, 15(11), 8205-8213; doi:10.3390/molecules15118205

A Highly Efficient Bismuth Salts-Catalyzed Route for the Synthesis of α-Aminophosphonates

Department of Chemistry, The University of Texas-Pan American, 1201 West University Drive, Edinburg, TX 78541, USA
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Received: 24 September 2010 / Revised: 5 October 2010 / Accepted: 9 November 2010 / Published: 12 November 2010
(This article belongs to the Special Issue Organobismuth Chemistry)
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A convenient synthesis of different types of α-amino phosphonates via one-pot solvent-free three component reactions of aldehydes, amines and phosphites catalyzed by bismuth salts has been investigated. Bismuth triflate is found to be the most effective catalyst for this reaction.
Keywords: bismuth salts; catalysis; imines; phosphites; α-aminophosphonates bismuth salts; catalysis; imines; phosphites; α-aminophosphonates
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Banik, A.; Batta, S.; Bandyopadhyay, D.; Banik, B.K. A Highly Efficient Bismuth Salts-Catalyzed Route for the Synthesis of α-Aminophosphonates. Molecules 2010, 15, 8205-8213.

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