Ionic liquid as base and phase transfer agent A green protocol for the synthesis of diaryI sulphides in water†

Debasish Kundu, Brindaban C. Ranu
2013 Zenodo  
Department of Organic Chemistry, Indian Association for the Cultivation of Science, Jadavpur, Kolkata-700 032, India E-mail : Fax : 91-33-24732805 Manuscript received 09 July 2013, accepted 11 July 2013 A basic ionic liquid, 1-methyl-3-butylimidazolium hydroxide, [BMIm]OH, acts as a base and phase transfer agent in the copper-catalysed ligand free S-arylation in water. A variety of iodo and bromoaryl compounds undergo coupling with aryl and heteroaryl thiols in presence of
more » ... ionic liquid in water to provide the corresponding diary!/ aryl-heteroaryl sulfides. The use of benign [BMIm]OH and water as reaction medium makes this procedure greener and cost effective.
doi:10.5281/zenodo.5791896 fatcat:dmuacxksnnbcvkdqxza6pgmbrm