A novel method for the synthesis of 2-imidazolones

Inas M. AlNashef, Mohd A. Hashim, Farouq S. Mjalli, Mohammad Q Al haj Ali, Maan Hayyan

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Abstract

The superoxide ion electrochemically generated by reduction of oxygen, or chemically generated by dissolving potassium superoxide in ionic liquids, reacts with alkyl imidazolium cations of imidazolium-based ionic liquids at room temperature and atmospheric pressure to give the corresponding 2-imidazolones in excellent yields.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1976-1978
Number of pages3
JournalTetrahedron Letters
Volume51
Issue number15
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Apr 14 2010

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Biochemistry
  • Organic Chemistry
  • Drug Discovery

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    AlNashef, I. M., Hashim, M. A., Mjalli, F. S., Ali, M. Q. A. H., & Hayyan, M. (2010). A novel method for the synthesis of 2-imidazolones. Tetrahedron Letters, 51(15), 1976-1978. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.tetlet.2010.02.030