An Efficient and Green Protocol for The Synthesis Of 2- Arylbenzimidazoles Using Malic Acid as a Homogeneous and Reusable Catalyst

Authors(2) :-Sandeep B. Kasar, Shankar R. Thopate

A straightforward convenient and eco-friendly methodology is developed for the synthesis of substituted 2-arylbenzimidazoles by using malic acid as a catalyst in aqueous medium. O-phenylenediamines and aromatic aldehydes condenses together to give benzimidazole derivatives. This methodology uses easily available non-toxic naturally occurring malic acid as a catalyst. The reaction is very simple, convenient and straightforward and gives moderate to high yields of 2-arylbenzimidazoles.

Authors and Affiliations

Sandeep B. Kasar
Prof. John Barnabas Post Graduate School for Biological Studies, Department of Chemistry, Ahmednagar College, Ahmednagar, Maharashtra, India.
Shankar R. Thopate
Prof. John Barnabas Post Graduate School for Biological Studies, Department of Chemistry, Ahmednagar College, Ahmednagar, Maharashtra, India.

O-Phenylenediamine, Benzimidazole, Aldehyde, Malic Acid.

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Published in : Volume 4 | Issue 3 | January-February 2018
Date of Publication : 2018-01-22
License:  This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License.
Page(s) : 50-53
Manuscript Number : IJSRSET184313
Publisher : Technoscience Academy

Print ISSN : 2395-1990, Online ISSN : 2394-4099

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Sandeep B. Kasar, Shankar R. Thopate, " An Efficient and Green Protocol for The Synthesis Of 2- Arylbenzimidazoles Using Malic Acid as a Homogeneous and Reusable Catalyst, International Journal of Scientific Research in Science, Engineering and Technology(IJSRSET), Print ISSN : 2395-1990, Online ISSN : 2394-4099, Volume 4, Issue 3, pp.50-53, January-February-2018.
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