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Molecules 2012, 17(5), 6011-6019; doi:10.3390/molecules17056011

Green and Highly Efficient Synthesis of 2-Arylbenzothiazoles Using Glycerol without Catalyst at Ambient Temperature

1,* , 1,2, 1, 1 and 3
1 Chemistry Department, Faculty of Science, El-Minia University, El-Minia 61519, Egypt 2 Chemistry Department, Faculty of Science for Girls, King Abdulaziz University, P.O. Box 50918, Jeddah 21533, Saudi Arabia 3 Chemistry Department, Faculty of Science, Kuwait University, P.O. Box 5969, Safat 13060, Kuwait
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Received: 27 March 2012 / Revised: 9 May 2012 / Accepted: 10 May 2012 / Published: 18 May 2012
(This article belongs to the Section Organic Synthesis)
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A one-pot and clean synthesis of 2-arylbenzothiazoles via the ambient temperature reaction of 2-aminothiophenols and aromatic aldehydes without catalyst in glycerol as a green solvent has been reported.
Keywords: synthesis; 2-arylbenzothiazoles; glycerol; 2-aminothiophenols synthesis; 2-arylbenzothiazoles; glycerol; 2-aminothiophenols
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Sadek, K.U.; Mekheimer, R.A.; Hameed, A.M.A.; Elnahas, F.; Elnagdi, M.H. Green and Highly Efficient Synthesis of 2-Arylbenzothiazoles Using Glycerol without Catalyst at Ambient Temperature. Molecules 2012, 17, 6011-6019.

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