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Ammonium chloride; as a mild and efficient catalyst for the synthesis of some 2-arylbenzothiazoles and bisbenzothiazole derivatives

Behrooz Maleki (1,*) , Hafezeh Salehabadi (2)

(1) Department of Chemistry, Sabzevar Tarbiat Moallem University, Sabzevar, IR-397, Iran
(2) Department of Chemistry, Sabzevar Tarbiat Moallem University, Sabzevar, IR-397, Iran
(*) Corresponding Author

Received: 14 Jun 2010 | Revised: 02 Oct 2010 | Accepted: 28 Oct 2010 | Published: 22 Dec 2010 | Issue Date: December 2010


An efficient protocol has been developed for the preparation of a series of 2-arylbenzothiazoles derivatives from condensation of 2-aminothiophenol with aromatic aldehydes using ammonium chloride, which is a very inexpensive, metal-free and readily available reagent. The target compounds were obtained in good to excellent yields (58-92%) under fairly mild reaction conditions at room temperature.



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European Journal of Chemistry


2-Arylbenzothiazoles; Bisbenzothiazole; Aldehydes; Ammonium chloride; 2-Aminothiophenol; Mild condition

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Maleki, B.; Salehabadi, H. Eur. J. Chem. 2010, 1(4), 377-380. doi:10.5155/eurjchem.1.4.377-380.165
Maleki, B.; Salehabadi, H. Ammonium chloride; as a mild and efficient catalyst for the synthesis of some 2-arylbenzothiazoles and bisbenzothiazole derivatives. Eur. J. Chem. 2010, 1(4), 377-380. doi:10.5155/eurjchem.1.4.377-380.165
Maleki, B., & Salehabadi, H. (2010). Ammonium chloride; as a mild and efficient catalyst for the synthesis of some 2-arylbenzothiazoles and bisbenzothiazole derivatives. European Journal of Chemistry, 1(4), 377-380. doi:10.5155/eurjchem.1.4.377-380.165
Maleki, Behrooz, & Hafezeh Salehabadi. "Ammonium chloride; as a mild and efficient catalyst for the synthesis of some 2-arylbenzothiazoles and bisbenzothiazole derivatives." European Journal of Chemistry [Online], 1.4 (2010): 377-380. Web. 6 Jul. 2022
Maleki, Behrooz, AND Salehabadi, Hafezeh. "Ammonium chloride; as a mild and efficient catalyst for the synthesis of some 2-arylbenzothiazoles and bisbenzothiazole derivatives" European Journal of Chemistry [Online], Volume 1 Number 4 (22 December 2010)

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