Towards benign syntheses of bipyridines: versatile approach to supramolecular building blocks

G.W.V. Cave, Colin Raston

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Abstract

Chiral and achiral bipyridines are readily accessible via a solvent-free Michael addition involving solid NaOH, followed by treatment with ammonium acetate in acetic acid, as a 'one pot' more benign protocol, affording pure products in high yield, typically > 80%. (c) 2005 Elsevier Ltd. All rights reserved.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)2361-2363
JournalTetrahedron Letters
Volume46
Issue number14
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2005

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