Thionyl chloride (or oxalyl chloride) as an efficient acid activator for one-pot synthesis of β-lactams

Document Type: Regular Paper

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Department of Chemistry, College of Sciences, Shiraz University, Shiraz 71454, Iran

Abstract

Thionyl chloride (or oxalyl chloride) has been used as an efficient and cheap acid activator for one-pot synthesis of β-lactams in good to excellent yields by reaction between imines and acids in the presence of triethylamine at room temperature.

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