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Probing Carbocatalytic Activity of Carbon Nanodots for the Synthesis of Biologically Active Dihydro/Spiro/Glyco Quinazolinones and Aza-Michael Adducts

Biju Majumdar, Sonam Mandani, Tamalika Bhattacharya, Daisy Sarma and Tridib K. Sarma*

*Discipline of Chemistry, Indian Institute of Technology Indore, Khandwa Road, Simrol, Madhya Pradesh 453552, India, Email:

B. Majumdar, S. Mandani, T. Bhattacharya, D. Sarma, T. K. Sarma, J. Org. Chem., 2017, 82, 2097-2106.

DOI: 10.1021/acs.joc.6b02914

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Fluorescent carbon dots are an effective and recyclable carbocatalyst for the synthesis of 2,3-dihydroquinazolinon-4(1H)-one derivatives and aza-Michael adducts under mild reaction conditions. This nanoscale form of carbon may serve as an alternative catalyst for important acid catalyzed organic transformations.

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