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Nano Sulfated Titania as Solid Acid Catalyst in Direct Synthesis of Fatty Acid Amides

Mona Hosseini-Sarvari*, Esmat Sodagar, and Mohammad Mahdi Doroodmand

*Department of Chemistry and Nanotechnology Research Institute, Shiraz University, Shiraz 71454, I. R. Iran, Email:

M. Hosseini-Sarvari, E. Sodagar, M. M. Doroodmand, J. Org. Chem., 2011, 76, 2853-2859.

DOI: 10.1021/jo2002769


Nanosized sulfated titania was prepared by a sol-gel hydrothermal process. The nanoparticles showed high catalytic activity in a direct amidation of fatty acids as well as benzoic acids with various amines under solvent-free conditions.

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Key Words

Amides, Green Chemistry

ID: J42-Y2011-1100