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Molecules 2008, 13(1), 157-169;

The Synthesis of Unsubstituted Cyclic Imides Using Hydroxylamine under Microwave Irradiation

Department of Chemistry and Physics, Arkansas State University, State University, AR 72467, USA
Department of Chemistry, Morgan State University, Baltimore, MD 21251, USA
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Received: 26 December 2007 / Revised: 21 January 2008 / Accepted: 22 January 2008 / Published: 25 January 2008
(This article belongs to the Special Issue ECSOC-11)
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Unsubstituted cyclic imides were synthesized from a series of cyclic anhydrides,hydroxylamine hydrochloride (NH2OH·HCl), and 4-N,N-dimethylamino-pyridine (DMAP,base catalyst) under microwave irradiation in monomode and multimode microwaves. Thisnovel microwave synthesis produced high yields of the unsubstituted cyclic imides forboth the monomode (61 - 81%) and multimode (84 - 97%) microwaves. View Full-Text
Keywords: Hydroxylamine·HCl; unsubstituted cyclic imides; DMAP; microwaves. Hydroxylamine·HCl; unsubstituted cyclic imides; DMAP; microwaves.

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Benjamin, E.; Hijji, Y. The Synthesis of Unsubstituted Cyclic Imides Using Hydroxylamine under Microwave Irradiation. Molecules 2008, 13, 157-169.

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