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Synthesis of 1,3-Dialkyl-1,2,3-triazolium Ionic Liquids and Their Applications to the Baylis-Hillman Reaction

Yunkyung Jeong and Jae-Sang Ryu*

*Center for Cell Signaling & Drug Discovery Research, College of Pharmacy and Division of Life & Pharmaceutical Sciences, Ewha Womans University, 11-1 Daehyun-Dong, Seodaemun-Gu, Seoul 120-750, Korea, Email:

Y. Jeong, J.-S. Ryu, J. Org. Chem., 2010, 75, 4183-4191.

DOI: 10.1021/jo100618d


The novel 1,3-dialkyl-1,2,3-triazolium ionic liquids [bmTr][PF6] and [bmTr][NTf2] are chemically inert under basic conditions and more suitable media for reactions involving bases than common 1,3-dialkylimidazolium ionic liquids such as [bmim][PF6]. [bmTr][PF6] and [bmTr][NTf2] were efficient reaction media for the Baylis-Hillman reaction.

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Key Words

Baylis-Hillman Reaction, Ionic Liquids

ID: J42-Y2010-1650