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An Efficient FeCl3 Catalyzed Synthesis of N,N’-Diarylformamidines

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An efficient FeCl3 catalyzed synthesis of N,N-diarylformamidines using triethylorthoformate (1 equivalent) and primary aryl amines (2 equivalents) at ambient temperature has been described. This methodology provides an eco-friendly and simple procedure without using any hazardous and expensive chemicals.

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P. Chakraborty and S. Roy, "An Efficient FeCl3 Catalyzed Synthesis of N,N’-Diarylformamidines," Green and Sustainable Chemistry, Vol. 3 No. 1, 2013, pp. 26-30. doi: 10.4236/gsc.2013.31005.


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