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.
|Number of pages||3|
|Publication status||Published - Apr 14 2010|
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Drug Discovery
- Organic Chemistry