Molecules 2010, 15(11), 8425-8430; doi:10.3390/molecules15118425

Microwave-Assisted Synthesis of Novel 2,3-Dihydro-4-Pyridinones

1 Department of Chemistry, College of Education, University of Basrah, Iraq 2 Department of Pharmaceutical Chemistry, College of Pharmacy, University of Basrah, Iraq
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Received: 22 October 2010; in revised form: 9 November 2010 / Accepted: 11 November 2010 / Published: 17 November 2010
(This article belongs to the Section Organic Synthesis)
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Abstract: Novel 2,3-dihydro-4-pyridinones were synthesized via the reaction of curcumin and primary amines or amine acetates under microwave irradiation. Montmorillonite K-10 was used as a catalyst. Reaction times did not exceed 120 s. The structures of the compounds were established by elemental analysis and from their mass, 1H- and 13C-NMR spectra.
Keywords: curcumin; microwave-assisted synthesis; Montmorillonite K-10; dihydropyridones

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Saeed, B.A.; Elias, R.S.; Radhi, W.A. Microwave-Assisted Synthesis of Novel 2,3-Dihydro-4-Pyridinones. Molecules 2010, 15, 8425-8430.

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Saeed BA, Elias RS, Radhi WA. Microwave-Assisted Synthesis of Novel 2,3-Dihydro-4-Pyridinones. Molecules. 2010; 15(11):8425-8430.

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Saeed, Bahjat A.; Elias, Rita S.; Radhi, Wisam A. 2010. "Microwave-Assisted Synthesis of Novel 2,3-Dihydro-4-Pyridinones." Molecules 15, no. 11: 8425-8430.

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