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


Sandeep B. Kasar, Shankar R. Thopate
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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.

Sandeep B. Kasar, Shankar R. Thopate

O-Phenylenediamine, Benzimidazole, Aldehyde, Malic Acid.

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Publication Details

Published in : Volume 4 | Issue 3 | January-February - 2018
Date of Publication Print ISSN Online ISSN
2018-01-22 2395-1990 2394-4099
Page(s) Manuscript Number   Publisher
50-53 IJSRSET184313   Technoscience Academy

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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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