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Synthesis of β-Amino Alcohols from Aromatic Amines and Alkylene Carbonates Using Na-Y Zeolite Catalyst

Anandkumar B. Shivarkar, Sunil P. Gupte*, Raghunath V. Chaudhari*

*Homogeneous Catalysis Division, National Chemical Laboratory, Pune-411008, India, Email:; Email:

A. B. Shivarkar, S. P. Gupte, R. V. Chaudhari, Synlett, 2006, 1374-1378.

DOI: 10.1055/s-2006-939697

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A simple, efficient, and environmentally benign methodology allows the synthesis of β-amino alcohols from aromatic amines and alkylene carbonates in the presence of the highly active and reusable solid base catalyst Na-Y zeolite.

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Key Words

alkylation, amine, amino alcohols, alkylene carbonate, zeolite

ID: J60-Y2006-4420