An Efficient, One-Pot, Multicomponent Synthesis of β-Acetamido Carbonyl Compounds Using Cyanuric Chloride in an Aqueous Medium
Biswanath Das*, Malampati Srilatha, Boyapati Veeranjaneyulu, Bethapudi Rama Rao
*Organic Chemistry Division-1, Indian Institute of Chemical Technology, Hyderabad 500 007, India, Email: biswanathdasyahoo.com
B. Das, M. Srilatha, B. Veeranjaneyulu, B. R. Rao, Synthesis, 2010, 803-806.
A one-pot, three-component reaction between an aromatic aldehyde, an enolizable ketone or a β-keto ester, and a nitrile in the presence of acetyl chloride is accomplished efficiently using cyanuric chloride in an aqueous medium to give the corresponding β-acetamido ketone or ester in high yield.
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