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PMA-Silica Gel Catalyzed Propargylation of Aromatic Compounds with Arylpropargyl Alcohols under Solvent-Free Conditions

Pabbaraja Srihari*, Joolakanti Shyam Sunder Reddy, Satadru Sekhar Mandal, Kamani Satyanarayana, Jhillu Singh Yadav

*Organic Division-I, Indian Institute of Chemical Technology, Hyderabad 500007, India, Email:

P. Srihari, J. S. S. Reddy, S. S. Mandal, K. Satyanarayana, J. S. Yadav, Synthesis, 2008, 1853-1860.

DOI: 10.1055/s-2008-1067083


PMA-silica gel catalyzes efficiently the propargylation of aromatic compounds with arylpropargyl alcohols in the absence of solvent under environmentally benign conditions.

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Key Words

propargylation, nucleophilic substitution, Friedel-Crafts alkylation

ID: J66-Y2008-1630